Pastoral and Safeguarding
Below is a collection of externally run support sites which parents/carers and students have found useful.
Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board
Information and advice aimed at parents/carers on your child’s wellbeing.
Childline Voice Box (You Tube Channel)
Advice for young people on issues which affect them.
Net Aware (NSPCC)
An informative guide for parents/carers on the social networks your children use.
Find out about health relationships, relationship abuse, consent, rape and pornography.
Educate against hate
Information and support for parents/carers on the issues surrounding extremism and radicalisation and how to protect your child.
Information and advice for parents/carers on young people’s behaviour and mental health.
BBC Own It
A site for young people to help them navigate the online world.
NSPCC – The underwear rule
Guidance designed to help parents/carers start conversations with young people to help protect them from abuse.
There is also a guide for parents/carers of young people with autism:
There is also a guide for foster carers:
A charity set up to help support parents/carers with the changes families go through. This includes a confidential helpline and online chat.
Information to help parents/carers protect their children from online abuse. Also includes information about reporting abuse.
UK Safer Internet Centre
What to do is your child sees something upsetting online
A website created by Women’s Aid to help parents/carers understand domestic violence and how it affects young people.
Information on the service provided by CASY (a counselling service for young people aged 6-25 in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire).
Information for parents/carers on gangs and youth violence.
Somebody else’s child
Information on private fostering.
Information for parents/carers on drugs and what to do if you are worried about your/a child.
Information for parents/carers on bullying.
Information and advice about keeping children safe.
The services offered by the NSPCC.
NSPCC – Child trafficking
Information on what child trafficking is.
NSPCC – What is Child Sexual Exploitation
Information on CSE, including signs, symptoms and effects.
Childline – Forced Marriage
Information, advice and guidance on forced marriage, including links to other websites.
Family Information Service – Lincolnshire County Council
Information for families on the services available in Lincolnshire.
The National Autistic Society
Guidance and information on autism.
Supporting people with sight loss.
Information for parents/carers on ADHD.
Support, information and guidance for parents/cares on Dyspraxia.
Support with dyslexia for parents/carers.
Guidance and support on eating disorders.
National Self Harm Network (NSHM)
Help and support on self-harm.
One of the UK’s leading and largest special drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities.
LGBT Domestic Violence charity.
Helping parents keep their children safe online.
A charity that aims to support family and friends of those who go missing.
Here are some other information guides for parents: