Level One – Safeguarding for all

This support is available for all children in the school:

•          Class Teacher support

•          PSHE lessons

•          Mental Health events

•          Anti-bullying Week

•          School nursing team

•          NSPCC website e.g. PANTS Rule - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/pants-underwear-rule


Level Two – Early Help

This support is accessed via our internal referral system

Support for children with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs can come in the form of interventions. These will be more formal and set for a fixed period of time after which progress will be measured to ensure that the intervention is having the right impact.

This support is accessed via our internal referral system:

•          SEND support

•          Informal mentoring

•          ELSA support

•          SEMH interventions – Lego therapy, Nurture groups to develop emotional literacy


Level Three – External Support and Children’s Services

This support is accessed via a referral to external agencies

•          Early Help - The Early Help service provides integrated support to children, young people and their families. The service is there to offer practical advice, support and direct case work to prevent issues escalating and requiring statutory intervention. If you require this help you can call their duty line on 01772 539460 during working hours or email Kika Warburton Kika.Warburton@lancashire.gov.uk

This link takes you to their website: https://fisonline.lancashire.gov.uk/SynergyWeb/Enquiries/Search.aspx?searchID=231

•          Lancashire Children’s Assurance Partnership - Here you will find a variety of information, advice and guidance to support you in safeguarding children and young people across the Pan-Lancashire region. The aim is to ensure that they continue to provide advice, guidance and content for partners and related agencies that is high-quality, up-to-date and can be used to ensure best practice and improved outcomes for children and young people across Lancashire.

•          MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) - If you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed, MASH is where safeguarding concerns can be reported to the local authority. This can be done by anybody at anytime. Phone MASH: 0300 1236720

•          CAMHS - In Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust, CAMHS help children, young people and their families when they are feeling sad, worried or troubled.

Website: https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/our-services/service-finder-z/children-and-young-peoples-psychological-services