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Safeguarding

"At Cedars there is a real ethos of community and nurture within the school that is immediately evident." Safeguarding Audit 2019. Safeguarding our students is of utmost importance. If there are any issues regarding the safety and wellbeing of our students, please contact the appropriate Head of Year of one of the designated staff. 

 

Designated Safeguarding Lead    
Mrs H Smith

Designated Safeguarding Lead 01525 219314
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead    
Ms C Powell Student Welfare Manager 01525 219346

Designated Safeguarding Teachers
   
Mrs A Calloway Head of Sixth Form 01525 219376
Mrs C Barden-Marshall SSC Manager 01525 219303

Governor Responsible for Safeguarding 
   
Joanne Churcher    

Prevent Officer for Central Bedfordshire
   
James Marshall   01234275361

Access and Refferral
   

Children's services/The HUB

Early help offer - click here

  03003008585

 

POLICIES
The following policies give full details of our aims, objectives and procedures:

Safeguarding (Child Protection) Policy
Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions Policy
Equality Policy
Anti Radicalisation Policy
Attendance and Punctuality Policy
Behaviour Management Policy
Promoting British Values Policy
Other policies can be found on our Policies page.
Understanding Young Minds Poster
Understanding Young Minds Infographic

Emotional Wellbeing presentation - Click here

Information on nude selfies - Click here

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/share-aware/

Guide on protecting the privacy of your children - click here

Safe smartphone use guide for parents - click here

Bedfordshire Police Parental Internet Safety Information Sheet - Click here

 

USEFUL CONTACTS

Organisation

Support for

Contact Details

Cedars

Text line

07860 003918

Children’s Services

Any concern about

a young person

0300 300 8585

CHUMS

Emotional well-being and bereavement

01525 863924

www.chums.uk.com

Grief Encounter

Confidential helpline for bereavement support

0808 802 0111

www.griefencounter.org.uk/

Childline

Anything – online counsellors available

0800 1111

www.childline.org.uk

HOPELine UK

Prevention of Young Suicide

0800 068 4141

Text: 07786 209697

pat@papyrus-uk.org

Young Minds

Anything – parent helpline available

www.youngminds.org.uk/

NSPCC

Advice and Support

0808 800 5000

www.nspcc.org.uk

Tactic

Teenage advice and information centre

01525 373838

tactic@leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk

www.tactic-centre.co.uk

Anti-bullying Helpline

Bullying

0845 225 5787 or 07734 701221

www.nationalbullyinghelpline.co.uk

BEAT

Eating disorders

0345 634 1414

www.b-eat.co.uk

Brook

Sexual health

Text: 01234 761090

www.brook.org.uk

Carers in Beds

Young carers

0300 111 1919

www.carersinbeds.org.uk

Aquarius

Drugs information, advice and counselling

01234 344911

www.talktofrank.com

 

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