Every Child, Every Day

We take the safety and welfare of our pupils very seriously

Curriculum:  Embedded within the curriculum are many opportunities for us to teach young people how to stay safe.  This includes online safely, education with regards drugs and alcohol, education with regards sexual health, the risks and benefits of social media, healthy relationships, diets and lifestyles and awareness of organisations such as Childline and CEOP (which are linked at the bottom of this page).

Attendance:  One of the best ways of keeping your child safe is to ensure that they attend school every day.  If a child does not attend when they are expected to telephone calls are made to parents/carers; if the matter remains unresolved the school's Family Support team will make a home visit to offer additional support.  Persistent non-attendance is considered to be a safeguarding matter and will be pursued by the school.

Pastoral Guidance and Support:  Every pupil has a Personal Tutor to whom they can turn if they are worried, anxious or  curious with regards issues that they encounter both in and out of school.  Parents meet their child's Personal Tutor formally on three occasion per year to track and monitor academic and personal targets.  Personal Tutors make regular contact with parents/carers informally throughout the year and parents/carers are always welcome in school.

 

Counselling:  The school works closely with a mental health charity who offer confidential counselling to our pupils.

What to do if you are worried about a child:  If you are worried about a child you should contact the school's Safeguarding Lead straight away on 01264 335640 and ask for either the Headteacher or the Deputy Headteacher.

Would you like to know more about keeping children safe online?

Please visit:  https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with a child on line?

Please visit:  https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre or speak to the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher

Would you like to know more about protecting children from radicalisation?

Please visit:  https://www.hampshireiowpreventboard.org.uk

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Designated Leader

Rosemary Scott

(Deputy Headteacher)

Can be contacted on

01264 335 640

Other Safeguarding Staff

Amanda Edney (Headteacher)

Rachel Clapham (Outreach and Early intervention Manager)

Bonnie Stokes (Wellbeing Coach - Family Support)

If you are worried or concerned about a child one of the above will be available to speak to you (in confidence) at any time during the school day.

COVID -19 Closure Duration Safeguarding Contact

r.scott@sfs.hants.sch.uk
 

The Wellbeing Team - Our staff are here to help

The school has a full-time Wellbeing Team their focus being is your son/daughter's wellbeing.  This team lead on;

  • Food and Nutrition

  • Sports and Physical Activity

  • Work Related Learning including Apprenticeships

  • Volunteering in the Community

  • Family Support 

  • Mental Health information and support

  • Period Poverty

  • Sex and Relationships information and support

This team also work closely with other organisations including the NHS to ensure that the very best advice and support is available when needed.

If you would like to contact a member of the team please call on 01264 335640.

Independent support for parentsCLICK HERE to contact FAMILY LIVES

 

CLICK HERE to CONTACT CHILDLINE who provide confidential advice and support.

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CEOP helps keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. They help thousands of children and young people every year.  Click here to contact CEOP.

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Call Us: 01264  335640 /   www.sfs.hants.sch.uk   /  Smannell Field School, Smannell Road, ANDOVER  SP11 6JP