Safeguarding and Child Protection
Please find below links to useful information and resources regarding your child's safety.
|Apps, Games & Social Media||net-aware.org.uk|
|Think You Know||thinkuknow.co.uk|
|Protecting yourself online|
|A guide to sharing pictures online||thinkuknow.co.uk / support tools|
Safeguarding and Welfare Information
|Tackling homophobic language||stonewall.org.uk|
|Transport Application Process||hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning|
|YoungMinds - Mental Health Support||https://youngminds.org.uk/|
Reporting Knife Crimes
If you hear any rumours or have any information regarding knives then please report it. Ideally, the Police should be contacted directly with this information. However, if you feel more comfortable reporting anonymously, you can through contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at www.fearless.org
Freephone crisis line for young people
Havant and East Hants Mind would like to share with you a Freephone Crisis Line for young people aged 11-17 years old living in Hampshire & Isle of Wight (excluding Portsmouth & Southampton). The crisis line will provide immediate access to safe and confidential support for young people who are experiencing difficulty with their mental health. We will provide crisis de-escalation, healthy coping skills and signposting to useful website and app resources.
The service is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3pm – 8:30pm.
Freephone: 0300 303 1590.
Future in MIND - CAMHS support with Mental health
Do you care for a child or young person who struggles with their mental health and/or emotional wellbeing? Would you like to attend a Workshop to learn more about Mental Health? Different Mental Health Topics are available each month with a CAMHS clinician.
Guide to privacy Setting for Social Media
The College has put together a comprehensive guide on how to set social media accounts to private, helping protect you and your information. Below you can find a step-by-step guide (as well as some top tips) for Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok. We encourage you to look through this guide with your child to ensure their accounts are set to private; so they can establish control over the visibility of their online profiles and content.