Safeguarding our children and young people continues to be an utmost priority during this time. We have published an 'Addendum' to our Child Protection Policy to cover the period of school closures. You can find this at the bottom of this page.
Our staff have received updated training and guidance on using online learning safely with students and are working in line with our new guidelines for staff.
We have created an 'Addendum' to our E-Safety Acceptable Use Agreement for students, to cover arrangements for online distance learning. You can access a copy of this here.
We have updated our E-Safety Acceptable Use Agreement for Parents. You can access a copy here.
The Department for Education's has created an advice page for Parents and Carers on how to help keep children safe online. This information can be found here.
Please contact the Centre for details of how eligible families are receiving their food vouchers.
If you are struggling for food, whether or not your family is eligible for free school meals, please contact the Centre staff who will be able to help.
Speak to Centre staff, who may be able to put you or your child in contact with counsellors connected with the Centre.
Alternatively, Child Line (call 0800 1111) and The Samaritans (call 116 123) both offer free counselling services.
Local, free, bereavement counselling is also available for young people through this link.
You can find the latest advice and guidance for Parents and Carers during the Coronavirus Crisis here. This includes links to further help and information on a range of topics, including school closures, online learning and mental health and wellbeing.