Students as well as parents/carers may need support and advice.
'If, as a parent of a pupil attending this school, you require a paper copy of the information on this website, we shall provide this free of charge.'
Students have to be 13 to register on to Facebook. In this fast changing world, social networking can be used for positive but can also lead to isolation and cyberbullying. There are a number of sites that parents can access for help and advice:-
Thinkuknow – has a wide range of information and support about online safety for young people and their parent/carers. There is also a link to the report abuse facility https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/
Other sources of help
Jargon buster for educational terminology used on the school website. http://www.raiseeducation.co.uk/resources/4588178435
B-eat – Information and support about eating disorders, http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Family Lives – a charity with experience of helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life; they have a 24 hour helpline, extensive advice on their website, email and live chat services. www.familylives.org.uk 0808 800 2222
Relate - Offering practical advice on dealing with a range of issues. It offers videos, practical information and a helpline. http://www.relate.org.uk/relationship-help/help-family-life-and-parenting/parenting-teenagers
Samaritans - Just having someone to talk to about a range of issues can be a help. 08457 90 90 90 firstname.lastname@example.org
YoungMinds - The YoungMinds Parents Helpline offers free confidential telephone and email support to any adult worried about the wellbeing of a child or young person. 0808 802 5544 www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents/parent_helpline
Ypdas (Young person drugs and alcohol service) - Information about drugs 020 8441 3595 www.tavistockandportman.nhs.uk
My maths - is a fully interactive online learning resource suitable for all ages and abilities right up to A-Level, and can be accessed 24/7 from school or home. It tracks progress and all students are given the password by their maths teacher www.mymaths.co.uk Students can ask their teacher for a user name and log in.
Sam Learning - is a flexible online teacher and learning resource, featuring extensive revision, homework and exam preparation activities, it is independently proven to raise student’s grades. All students are given a password at the start of the year by their form tutor.