Safeguarding Team

Contact Info:  Tel: 01902 558420 or Email

If you have any concerns about the safety or wellbeing of anyone in the home, at school, or in the community you can speak to any of the staff below via the school office on 01902 558420.

Mr T Hazell

Safeguarding and Welfare Officer and Designated Safeguarding Lead

 

Mr A Otero

Head Teacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The school child protection and safeguarding policy can be found here.

Local Authority - In Wolverhampton if you are concerned about a child you can report your concerns to the City of Wolverhampton Children’s Services Multi-Agency and Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01902 555392.

ZUMOS, Health and Wellbeing - All pupils have been issued with a student code for them to access ZUMOS which is a helpful platform designed with children in kind  and provides guidance and advice on various matters around wellbeing, resilience, mental health and a range of coping strategies. ZUMOS has been developed by CAMHS and mental health professionals. Pupils can ask their form tutor for the student code to register if they haven’t already.

www.zumos.co.uk Click on join Zumos if pupils don’t have an account or if they have already registered they can just click login.

PARENT INFO – provides support for parents from leading experts and organisations.

 

THINK U KNOW – helpful advice with matters online.

 

NSPCC – helpful advice from the NSPCC on various topics in regards to keeping children safe. This ranges from understanding abuse, to online safety to self-harm and drugs and alcohol. You can also make an anonymous referral to the NSPCC if you are concerned about a child on 0808 800 5000.

Some links to some common issues:

How can I help my child build their self-esteem?

A parent’s guide from the Dove Self-Esteem Project on how to help build your child’s self esteem.

 

How can I help my child with exam stress?

Senior consultant psychiatrist Dr Ramya Mohan, offers tips on dealing with exam stress and on supporting your child while they're revising.

How can I help my child in combatting bullying?

Some top tips around tackling bullying.

What to do if your child is self-harming.

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and The Royal College of Psychiatrists give their advice on how to cope if you discover that your child is self-harming.

What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

Understand about FGM and why it happens.

What to do if you are worried your child might be involved in a gang or knife crime.

Some helpful advice on what parents can do if they are concerned that their child may be involved in a gang.

 

How do I talk to my child about sex and relationships?

Justin Hancock, author of Talking to Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid awkward conversations about the birds and the bees with your child.

Colton Hills Community School

Jeremy Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5DG.

t: 01902 558420 e: coltonhillsschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Headteacher : Mr A Otero

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