Safeguarding

Desingnated Safeguarding Leads:

Miss Georgina Littler, Deputy Head. mailto:Georgina.Littler@tewkesburyschool.org

Mr Paul Smith, Assistant Head mailto:Paul.Smith@tewkesburyschool.org

Mrs Rachel Brookes, Safeguarding Governor mailto:Rachel.Brookes@tewkesburyschool.org

Please see below for all details for our Safeguarding team. 

Our Safeguarding Children Policy can be found on the Documents and Policies page

If you would like to see our young carers policy or the anti-bullying policy, please click here to request a copy.  

Visitors to the school should read the Safeguarding for Staff and Visitors Guidance sheet below. 

There is a range of documents that may be useful for parents and carers.  In addtion, parents and carers may find some of the links below a useful source for specific information:

GCStatutory guidance for schools and colleges - Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE): here
 
Government guide to working together to safeguard children: here

http://minded.e-lfh.org.uk/families/index.html

https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/11-13/

www.inourhands.com - new guide for parents who are copying with their child's self harm

www.familylives.org.uk - understanding how your teen communicates with others online

www.theparentzone.co.uk - making the internet work for families

http://alcoholeducationtrust.org/parent-area/ - guidance on alcohol use

www.parentinfo.org - free service providing expert, up-to-date content on a wide range of topics including online safety, family life, sex and relationships.

http://www.healthcareea.co.uk/understanding_young_minds_free_online_course Unfortunately, more children are resorting to self-harm as a response to the pressures of growing up.  With 60% of parents reporting they feel uncomfortable discussing self-harm with their children, thousands of children could be suffering in silence.  To help parents there is a completely free online course that provides information on how to sensitively talk to your children about self-harm and tactics for increasing mental resilience.