Child Protection and Safeguarding
Mental Health advice
Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board for advice:
Childline has updated its website to include information to support children and young people concerned about coronavirus, The Independent has also published an article on advice from experts about how parents can respond to their children’s concerns about coronavirus, and includes a comment from the NSPCC.
Visit Childline: Worries about the world: coronavirus
Read the news article: ‘I went through my 10-year-old’s search history and there was coronavirus’: what should parents do about virus fear?
YES Counselling 01494 437373 and see what they can offer https://www.yeswycombe.org/counselling
CATCH and speak to them about support available (Children and Teenager Community Help (CATCH) 01296 383962
BFIS for all support
SANE for mental health support: 08088010677
Samaritans helpline: 116 123 https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/
CAMHS helpline when in crisis: https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/camhs/bucks/
Call 01865 901951 (Single Point of Access; SPA)
Kooth– Free, safe, anonymous online support for young people. https://www.kooth.com/index.html
The Beaconsfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.
If you have a safeguarding query please contact Mrs A Harding (Deputy headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead) on email@example.com
If the school is closed please take the following actions:
If you believe a child is in danger please contact 999 (if the danger is immediate) or 101.
For external agencies only please use the school safeguarding number of 07538 808836
If you are worried that your safety or the safety of any other student is at risk please talk this through with any adult of your choice at The Beaconsfield School. Our dedicated safeguarding team, which is made up of the staff pictured above, are specially trained to deal with any serious situations and may be called upon to help you and/or your peers.
Need to talk? Childline: Telephone, 0800 1111:
Child Exploitation and Online Protection:
Domestic Violence: National Helpline :
Preventing Bullying: Kidscape:
Internet and Phone Safety: Think You Know?
Prevent Strategy (anti-radicalisation) concerns:
Forced Marriage concerns:
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) concerns: