Safeguarding Advice and Guidance
Here are some links to newsletters and websites to help parents and young people on a range of safeguarding issues.
Early Help Offer – A document highlighting the early help we offer our students and families at King Charles I School.
Parents Protect – a website to help parents protect their children against sexual abuse.
Young Minds – online support and guidance for mental health.
Spot the Signs – advice for parents, professionals and young people on the signs of sexual exploitation and how to keep safe.
PACE – a free online course for parents to equip them with the knowledge to protect their children against sexual exploitation.
Teenage Relationship Abuse – a parents’ and carers’ guide to violence and abuse in teenage relationships.
Sexting – how to talk to children about the risks of sexting, and what you can do to protect them (NSPCC).
Sexting – How to handle sexting incidents as a parent or teacher
Chat Danger – advice for parents and carers on keeping their child safe online, including parental controls.
Self-Harm in Young People – information for parents and carers and anyone who works with young people.
Know the Signs – information on suicide and self-harm for parents (Samaritans).
ParentInfo – this online tool for schools aims to give parents advice and tips.
Kidscape – support and guidance on bullying.
Reach 4 Wellbeing – part of the Starting Well Service in Worcestershire. They promote and support emotional wellbeing for children and young people aged 5-19 years old.
School Health Nurses – trained to help with emotional, mental and physical issues. They offer a face-to-face high school drop in service in all secondary high schools. They can support young people with issues such as; self-harm, sexual health, relationships, bullying, healthy eating, emotional health and lifestyle choices
InternetMatters.org – to help parents/carers keep their children safe online
Barnados – advice for parents/carers/young people on the signs of sexual exploitation and how to keep safe
CrimeStoppers – a website containing information about County Lines and the exploitation of young people, who can be used to transport drugs between areas
Anxiety UK – support for people who may be suffering from anxiety
West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre – a free, confidential and non-judgemental support service for survivors who have experienced rape, assault, incest, sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual attack, whether physical, verbal or emotional.