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Safeguarding children in education

If you have a safeguarding concern over the summer please email your concern to safeguarding@thomasclarksonacademy.org

NSPCC helpline - Report abuse in education:
The new dedicated, confidential helpline will be run by the NSPCC and is available to current or past victims as well as parents, carers or professionals with concerns. The dedicated NSPCC helpline number is 0800 136 663, live from Thursday 1st April. 

Dedicated helpline for victims of abuse in schools - NSPCC website

Online Safety

The Internet can be a fantastic place for children and young people where they can talk to friends, be creative and have fun. However, just like in the real world sometimes things can go wrong. If you or your child are worried or upset about something which has happened on the Internet there is help out there. Here are some useful links:

Advice for parents and carers

Top tips for under 11s

Top tips for 11-18s

CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection)

CEOP - Advice for parents and carers on how they can make a report if someone has acted inappropriately towards their child online.

Think You Know - advice for staying safe online.

Think You Know - advice for 11 to 18-year-olds

Bullying - Advice on cyberbullying.

Youtube Policy - YouTube's Policy and Safety hub.

Facebook Safety - Facebook settings.

How to keep my child safe online - Government guidance
Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 - Translations (LGfL)

Our friends at the London Grid for Learning have translated Part One and Annex A of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 into thirteen community languages:

  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese (Simpl.)
  • Chinese (Trad.)
  • Gujarati
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu

These translations were carried out by professional linguist with secondary proofing. However, the original English version should be treated as the official source of statutory school staff duties.

The translated documents can be accessed here: https://national.lgfl.net/digisafe/kcsie/kcsietranslate

Reporting Hate Crime

Visit the True Vision website for information about hate crime or incidents and advice on how to report it.

Safeguarding is Everyone's Business
https://www.safeguardingni.org/

Family Worker

Our Family Worker is Mrs Hayley Davies - read more about her role in supporting families.