Pastoral and Safeguarding
Below is a collection of externally run support sites which parents and students have found useful.
Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board
Information and advice aimed at parents/carers on your child’s wellbeing.
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.
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.
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 – Forced Marriage
Information, advice and guidance on forced marriage, including links to other websites.
NSPCC – What is Child Sexual Exploitation
Information on CSE, including signs, symptoms and effects.
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.
31. Supporting Minds
Counselling and support for a variety of mental health issues.
32. Educate and Celebrate
Educate & Celebrate is an Ofsted and DFE recognised Award Programme that gives staff, students, parents and governors the confidence and strategies to implement an LGBT+Inclusive curriculum to successfully eradicate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia from our nursery, primary and secondary schools, colleges, Universities, organisations and communities.
We work with institutions to create inclusive and accepting cultures, to ensure institutions understand and value the huge benefits brought to them by LGBT people, and to empower institutions as advocates and agents of positive change.
Here are some other information guides for parents: