Safeguarding at St John Fisher Catholic College

St John Fisher Catholic College is committed to the Safeguarding and promoting the Welfare of Children

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs T Madden
(Headteacher)
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs V Hulme
(Safeguarding and Wellbeing Coordinator)

Both contactable through the main school office on 01782 615636
If you think that a child or young person is in IMMEDIATE DANGER telephone 999

Safeguarding children is everybody’s responsibility.
Please see link to document – Keeping Children Safe in Education (Sept 16)

Safeguarding Telephone numbers 0830hrs-1700hrs Mon-Thurs & 0830hrs-1630hrs Friday
First Response 0800 1313 126 (For children who reside in Newcastle and surrounding areas)
0345 604 2886 (outside of the above hours)
Newcastle & Surrounding areas local support team 01782 296290
Safeguarding Referral Team 01782 235100 (for children who reside in Stoke-on-Trent)
01782 234234 (outside of the above hours)
Stoke-on-Trent Local Support Team 01782 232200

Other useful Contacts Phone numbers & Web links
NSPCC-24 hr helpline 0808 800 5000 or Text 88858
CAMHS Young Minds for parents
Younger Mind North Staffs Mind
T3-Young Persons Substance Misuse Service Change, Grow, Live
Arch-Domestic Violence support service Arch
Staffordshire County Council Young Carers Support



Parent Info | from CEOP and Parent Zone

This is the parent information branch of CEOP: Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency. www.parentinfo.org. This site has even more information regarding current areas that are issues for young people and their families with articles ranging from relationships and family life to health and well-being and the digital age.

MindED | e-learning to support young healthy minds

This website provides information for adults on young people’s mental and emotional health. www.minded.org.uk. It is recommended in the latest ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (2016) statutory guidance from the government. It has a wealth of information on a variety of current areas of concern.

MindED for Families

What To Do In A Crisis - click here to view the pdf

Coping with self-harm | A Guide for Parents and Carers

This guide was developed from talking to parents and carers of young people and is aimed at helping parents, carers, other family members and friends cope when a young person is self-harming. It includes information on the nature and causes of self-harm, how to support a young person when facing this problem and what help is available.

Please click on the image to read the guide

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