Welcome to the parents’ page of our website. Here you’ll find useful information about safeguarding and wellbeing, key contact numbers, how to support your young person to achieve their work experience hours and complete their English and Maths qualifications and other useful information too.
We hope you find this page helpful; if you have any suggestions for what we could include, or have any further questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch using any of the contact details listed below.
After 5pm, weekends and during College holidays:
If you are concerned for yourself or about someone else, please find details of help below:
Childline or call free on 0800 1111
Samaritans or call free on 116 123
Anxiety UK or text 07537416905
or in an emergency call 999
For more details to go the College Student Wellbeing page.
Online Sexual Abuse
All parents and carers need to be aware of the risks of online child sexual abuse, and the scale of the issue affecting children today. Internet Watch Foundation have put together a practical guide for parents and carers, along with other helpful tips on their website. Please click here for more information.
The Marie Collins Foundation is a charity working directly with children, young people and families to enable their recovery following sexual abuse involving technology. Working with the NWG Exploitation Network, they have created this resource to produce help guides, for parents and professionals, aimed at reducing online sexual harm.
Stop Abuse Together
Child sexual abuse is a reality for thousands of children across our country, with at least one in ten estimated to experience sexual abuse before they turn 16.
But we can all play a part in protecting children and getting them the right help. That’s why it’s important to know how to spot the potential signs of child sexual abuse and where to go for support. The following goverment website brings together advice and resources to help you keep the children in your life safe: stopabusetogether.campaign.gov.uk
- Designated Lead: Jo Kelly, 07824170018
- Lackham: Charlotte Hiscock. 07785950421
- Salisbury: Mary Stanistreet, 08799201530
- Trowbridge: Helen Dodds, 07795247599
- Chippenham: Karen Vergottini, 07824753630
- Apprenticeships: Maria Kozak, 07532385409
General Switchboard: 01225 350035
Absence Reporting Line: 01225 350035
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