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The designated Safeguarding Leads at Squirrel Hayes First School are:

 

Mrs Erica Pickford             Headteacher

 

Mrs Linda Oakes                HLTA / Home School Link Worker

 

How to contact out designated Safeguarding Lead's if you have a concern about a child:

 

  • Ask if they are available at the school office
  • Call the school on 01782 973820
  • Email the school office - office@squirrelhayes.staffs.sch.uk
  • Use the 'Report an issue' button, which is found on our school website

 

 

Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibiliy and if anyone has a concern about a child they can contact us at school or phone First Response directly on 0800 1313 126.

 

Please click the below link to view our Safeguarding Policy:

Childline - Online, On the Phone, Anytime

 

 

Please click the below link to visit the child line web page: 

https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/

Helplines, apps and websites to support parents

 

Phone

 

Website

 

Online chat

 

NetAware

Parents’ guide to apps/games/ social media sites to help keep children safe

 

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

 

Shout

Crisis text messenger service

 

 

 

 

Text 85258

 

24/7

 

Free on most networks

https://www.giveusashout.org/get-help/

 

IMAlive

Online crisis messenger service

(based in US)

 

 

 

24/7

https://www.imalive.org/

 

Frank

Honest information and advice about drugs and alcohol

 

 

 

0300 1236600

 

Text 82111

confidential

 

24/7

https://www.talktofrank.com/

 

Drinkline

Confidential information and advice for you or someone you are worried about

0300 123 1110

 

weekdays 9am–8pm, weekends 11am–4pm

 

free

 

 

 

Phone

 

Website

 

Online chat

 

CEOP

Reporting online sexual abuse or content

 

 

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

 

Samaritans

Free confidential support line for people who are feeling desperate

116 123

https://www.samaritans.org/

On its way! Chat will be available soon.

Pace

Telephone support and secure online forum for parents of exploited children

0113 240 5226

 

Office hours

 

£

https://paceuk.info/for-parents/

  

SelfHarm UK

Support with self-harm issues

 

 

X

www.selfharm.co.uk

 

Money Advice Service

Financial help and information

 

0800 138 7777

 

Free

 

 

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

 

Step Change

Debt support charity

 

 

 

 

https://www.stepchange.org/debt-info/emergency-funding.aspx

 

 

Phone

 

Website

 

Online chat

 

Refuge

Domestic abuse helpline and online support and information

 

0808 2000 247

 

Free

 

24/7

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

 

Young Minds

Support for parents when young people suffer poor mental health

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-survival-guide/

 

Recovery

Support for drug and alcohol addiction

 

0203 553 0324

 

Free callback available

 

24/7

 

https://www.recovery.org.uk/

 

Adfam

Support for families affected by drugs and alcohol

 

 

 

 

https://adfam.org.uk/

 

Stop Breathe Think

Free Mindfulness app

(pay version also available)

 

https://www.stopbreathethink.com/

 

101

Non-emergency Police number.

For emergencies

DIAL 999

 

101

 

15p per call

 

 

111

Non- emergency health advice.

For emergencies

DIAL 999.

111

Call if you are seriously worried about symptoms

 

24/7

free

https://111.nhs.uk/

 

Use website if your enquiry isn’t serious

 

Stoke-on-Trent Children’s Social Care

 

 

01782 235100

 

 

 

 

 

Staffordshire Children’s Social Care

0800 1313 126

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free resources for children and young people during COVID-19 restrictions:

  • https://www.phoenixgrouphq.com/covid-19

 

 

And finally, some indoor activities for younger children available on these websites:

 

 

Do you need help how to stay safe online?

 

Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know?

 

Have you or someone you know been asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or is someone being insistent on meeting up?

 

You can report it to The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) Please click the CEOP button located on the homepage.

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