Keeping Children Safe

If you are concerned about the well-being of a child you could talk to a member of school staff or you could click here to visit the NSPCC website for further information and advice.

Support can also be accessed through Cheshire West and Cheshire specific contacts as follows:

During the hours 8.30am to 5pm from Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday call the Integrated Access and Referral Team on 0300 123 7047.
During the hours 4.30 pm to 8.30 am from Monday to Thursday, from 4pm on Friday and 24 hours at weekends and bank holidays call the Emergency Duty Team (out of hours) on 01244 977277.

Our school is part of Operation Encompass. This means that following a domestic abuse incident, the Police make contact with the school and communicate relevant information to nominated school staff, to ensure that the school are made aware early enough to support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included. See letter below for more details.

If you are concerned about a mental health issue you can find information on the MIND website.

You may like to access the NSPCC website for their materials, e.g. The Underwear Rule

There are also useful materials on the Stop It Now Website

Body Positive provides support for Parents and Carers of Trans-gendered Children. You can call them on 01270653150

Winston's Wish supports children who are bereaved or have experienced a critical incident.

Child Bereavement UK supports children, please take a look at their website.

BullyingUK provides advice and resources to help people who have been bullied.

Parentline Family Support provides a free and confidential helpline for support if you are struggling with any aspect of being a parent. Their website states: Family Lives offers a confidential and free* helpline service (previously known as Parentline). Please call us on 0808 800 2222 for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying. Our helpline service is open 9am – 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday. We currently answer 58% of all callers ringing.  If you don’t get answered first time please do try again. We will only break confidentiality if there is a life threatening situation, or a child or adult is felt to be at risk of significant harm

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Contact the School

Westminster Primary School

John Street,
Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire,
CH65 2ED

Tel: 0151 338 2224
head@westminsterprimary.cheshire.sch.uk

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