What should I do if I have a safeguarding concern?
We ask all parents to help with safeguarding too. If you have a concern about a child, member of staff or the safety in the environment then please inform us immediately.
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) will remain the front door to Children’s Social Care for all child protection and immediate safeguarding concerns. If there is an immediate safeguarding concern Tel: 0345 050 7666. (This number will take you through to Customer Services who will ask a series of questions and triage into MASH where safeguarding concerns are raised):
- Office hours (8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Thursday, 8.30am – 4pm, Friday): Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
- Outside office hours: Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833 408
If you have a safeguarding concern about a member of staff you should contact, Mrs Alison Beasley (Local Authority Designated Officer) on 01865 810603 or email@example.com. If it is out of hours and you believe a child is in immediate danger you should contact the
Resources to support:
BBC Learning http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Learn to draw www.artforkidshub.com
A great series of lessons for developing your drawing skills
Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Creative computer programming. This what the children use in school and so should be familiar with it.
National Geographic Kids https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons
Crest Awards https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.
iDEA Awards https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Cbeebies Radio https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.
Nature Detectives https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetect…/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
British Council https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Geography Games https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Blue Peter Badges https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
Plentry to do and most are easy to obtain – a Blue Peter badge also gets you free entrance to many attractions when they open again!
The Imagination Tree https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Toy Theater https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games
DK Find Out https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes
The no.1 teacher resource site with free access to parents during school closure.
For information of who qualifies as a Key Worker: