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The Crossways Schools

Safeguarding and Child Protection 

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

The DSLs in this school are:

Jo Geoghegan

Federation Head Teacher

Emma Mitchell

Federation Assistant Head Teacher

 

In their absence, these matters will be dealt with by the Deputy DSLs:

Paul Medlicott

Federation Deputy Head Teacher

Jane Sawyer

Family support worker

 

They can be contacted via:

Designated Governor

The Designated Governor for Safeguarding at this school is:

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

  • Tina Wilson.

Tel. 01454 868508     Email. Tina.wilson@southglos.gov.uk

Please read our Crossways Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy for more information.

Spotlight on Safeguarding Newsletters

February 2024

Safeguarding and Child Protections Contacts and Links

  •  South Gloucestershire’s Access and  Response Team – 01454 86 6000 (during working hours)
  • Emergency duty team – 01454 615165 (out of hours)
  • Police – 101 for non-urgent issues & 999 if urgent and an immediate response is needed
  • Domestic Abuse Concerns – Next Link South Glos domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday and 9:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday 0800 4700 280
  • Mental health support – CAMHS (if young person is currently under CAMHS) – 01454 862431 or if you are concerned that you are not able to keep your child safe or they are not able to keep themselves safe then take them to the Accident & Emergency department at Bristol Children’s hospital or call for an ambulance.
  • Mental health apps approved by NHS    

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/

Food banks links for families living in South Glos

https://oneyou.southglos.gov.uk/eat-well/food-poverty-support/

Food banks links for families living in Bristol

https://www.trusselltrust.org/

https://eastbristol.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/how-to-get-help/

Parents worried about exploitation –

https://paceuk.info/ or for confidential help and advice, call Pace on 0113 240 5226

CHILDLINE –

o   0800 1111 or visit their website www.childline.org.uk

Samaritans –

o   phone 116 123, or email jo@samaritans.org