Keeping Safe at St John Vianney School
It’s very important to us that you keep safe when you’re in school, at home, out and about and online. If you ever feel worried, unhappy or scared you can get help and support in several different ways.
Universal Services – Keeping Children Safe
Childline can help with whatever’s worrying you. They’ll support you, guide you and help you make decisions that are right for you. You can contact Childline at any time by phoning 0800 1111 https://www.childline.org.uk/
They also have a great website, full of useful information, advice and videos. Their tips and ideas can help you feel more in control and you can access them in your own time, at your own pace.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. https://www.nspcc.org.uk
CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre
The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.
ThinkuKnow websites provides advice about staying safe when you’re on a phone, tablet or computer. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
Own It is designed to help you have a happier, healthier, more positive life online. It’s packed full of interesting and useful video clips. https://www.bbc.com/ownit
Helping Parents to Keep Children Safe Online. You can download free expert safety guide for advice on your child’s online safety. www.internetmatters.org
Parent Zone are the experts in digital family life, provide support and information to parents, children and schools, working globally to help families to navigate the internet safely and confidently. https://parentzone.org.uk
Wellbeing and Personal Safety
They NSPCC have developed PANTS The Underwear Rule with the help of their friendly dinosaur Pantosaurus. PANTS is a simple way to talk to your child about staying safe from sexual abuse. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/underwear-rule/
XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. https://www.kooth.com/
Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide throughout the UK and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline. https://www.samaritans.org
Personal safety – In Danger? A simple shake or tap activates Hollie Guard. Hollie Guard is a next generation smartphone app that provides enhanced levels of protection.
Click on the link to find out more about the different functions Hollie Guard can offer you and your child and young person’s personal safety. https://hollieguard.com/