Supporting and Safeguarding your Child
We know that many parents worry about supporting and safeguarding their child, particularly when accessing online devices. Below we have compiled a list of useful resources and websites to support you in navigating the minefield that is parenting! Should you ever have any worries or concerns we are always here to offer advice and support.
At Jerome our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL's) are - Mrs Sarginson, Mrs Ball and Mr Barry.
Mental Health and Well-Being support - Mrs Sharrock and Mrs Ball
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/ - The NSPCC website includes a wealth of general information, support and advice.
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/media/1195/positive-parenting.pdf - This positive parenting guide is a super resource. Remember, all families will go through difficult times!
https://www.internetmatters.org/ - This website includes all the information you need in relation to keeping your child safe online. It includes; advice specific for children of different ages, setting controls, and much more!
https://www.internetmatters.org/issues/radicalisation/ - This link takes you directly to information and support in relation to Preventing Radicalisation. It includes videos and parent stories, as well as a range of information and support.
https://youngminds.org.uk/ - If you have any concerns in relation to Mental Health then this website is a must. It offers a wealth of guidance, along with a dedicated parent helpline.
https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/resources/a-parents-guide-to-black-lives-matter/ - This guide offers information on supporting your child to understand the Black Lives Matter movement and why it is so important. It is suitable for children age 4 and up.
https://www.fflag.org.uk/ - This resources offers LGBT advice and support for families. It includes useful guides and links to other websites of interest.
https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-we-do/our-work/child-criminal-exploitation-and-county-lines/what-is-county-lines - This website includes information in relation to County Lines and Child Criminal Exploitation. It includes a useful section on spotting signs of exploitation.
https://www.parentsprotect.co.uk/what-is-child-sexual-abuse.htm - This website offers and abundance of advice and support if you are worried about your child, including the risks associated with Child Sexual Exploitation. They offer a helpline, through which you can access confidential support - 0808 1000 900.
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