Safeguarding and online Safety Advice

NSPCC (for adults)                          0808 800 5000

NSPCC advice to parents and carers on talking about difficult topics with their children

GOV UK (reporting child abuse)

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)

Additional Information for Students:

If you have any concerns or worries whilst you are in school you can always speak to a member of the safeguarding team, your Learning Coach or Teacher. All staff at the Ladder School are always ready to listen if you have any worries.

We understand that sometimes you may need help and advice when you are not in school or you may want to talk to someone not connected to school. We still want to make are that you are able to access support advice and help and have included links here that might help you.

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General advice and guidance

www.kooth.com

www.childline.org.uk

 

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Substance Misuse

If you have concerns around your own or someone else with regards to substance misuse including drugs & alcohol you can access support from:

www.changegrowlive.org/young-people

www.talktofrank.com

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Sexual Health & Relationships

If you have any concerns around any aspect Sexual Health, contraception, pregnancy or relationships you can access support from:

www.walsallsexualhealth.co.uk

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Mental Health

If you are struggling with your own Mental Health or are worried about someone else you can access support from:

www.kaleidoscopeplus.org.uk.

www.yougminds.org.uk

www.mind.org.uk

www.stem4.org.uk

https://riseabove.org.uk/topic/my-mind/

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Gender Identification

If you are worried or confused about your gender identification or sexuality you can access support from:

www.mermaids.org.uk

www.stonewall.org.uk

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Online Safety

Should you have concerns around any aspect of online safety, including sexting, online abuse or grooming or you are concerned about someone that you are talking to online you can access support from:

www.ceop.police.uk

www.thecyberhelpline.com

www.internetmatters.org 

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Eating Disorders & Body Image

If you are worried about your body image or eating disorders, for example Anorexia or bulimia you can access support from:

www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

www.youngminds.org.uk

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Bullying

If you are being bullied, either physically or emotionally,  or are worried that someone else may be you can access support from;

www.bullying.co.uk

www.antibullyingalliance.org.uk

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Domestic Violence & Abuse

If you or anyone in your family is experiencing Domestic Violence or abuse you can access support from:

www.victimsupport.org.uk

www.refuge.org.uk

www.blackcountrywomensaid.co.uk

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Bereavement and loss

If you are worried about or have experienced Bereavement or loss you can access support from:

www.stgileshospice.com/phoenix

www.cruse.org.uk

www.childbereavement.org

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