Safeguarding is about ensuring everyone is safe from harm – safe from bullying, safe from people who could abuse, safe from discrimination or harassment – and that we all feel safe in our environment.
Below you can find many resources related to safeguarding. Click on the file below to see more information about the safeguarding team at The George Eliot School.
Mr Liam Evans (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
Miss Angela Ruston (Safeguarding Officer)
Who can help?
It is important to talk to someone you trust and who is in a position to help you. There are so many to choose from!
Who else can help?
Papyrus Hopeline UK – 9am to 10pm weekdays or 2pm to 10pm weekends and bank holidays you can call 0800 068 4141 or text 07860 039967 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get support and practical advice on how to stay safe if you are having suicidal thoughts. The people who you speak to are specially trained and know how to best help you.
Childline – you can call 0800 1111, or go on their website(www.childline.org.uk) to speak to someone online, between 9am and midnight. They are there to talk to you about anything. No problem is too big or too small.
Runaway Helpline provides 24/7 help, information, support and options for young people thinking of running away or who have already done so. Their helpline and text number is 116000.
The Mix is a 24/7 text service for young people in a crisis wanting free and confidential information on issues such as sex, relationships, mental health, drink, drugs, crime and safety. Call the helpline on 0800 808 4994 or text THEMIX to 85258.
Samaritans – a safe place to talk any time you like day or night all year round – call them on 116123.
https://cwrise.com/rise (this is what used to be CAHMs)
Click Here to view a video relating to keeping children safe from the Child Exploitation and online protection Centre CEOP:
Anti-bullying-Policy-Students - see the documents below
What-is-Bullying - - see the documents below
Please report any bullying concerns directly to the school counsellor - email@example.com
The Children's Commission and the Time Educational Supplement have put together the following information leaflets: