Useful Links and information for Parents and Carers
Keeping Children Safe:
Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board is a statutory body, established in accordance with the Children Act 2004 and Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance 2013. The role of the Board is to co-ordinate and monitor the effectiveness of the safeguarding work of agencies and bodies represented on the Board. The Board’s website is designed to help you to play your part in keeping our children and young people safe, whether you are a professional, parent, or member of the community. There is also a section for you if you are a young person looking for information on how to get help or if you want to read about things you can do to keep yourself from harm.
Click here for the Derbyshire Safeguarding Board Website.
Keeping our Community Safe: Safer Derbyshire
Safer Derbyshire is a multi-agency partnership based at County Hall, Matlock. Their aim is to reduce crime, disorder and the fear of crime in Derbyshire by providing support, advice and leadership to partners and communities. They are committed to working together to reduce crime and maintain quality of life for people who live, work and visit Derbyshire.
Click here for the Safer Derbyshire Website.
The following leaflets have been produced for pupils in Secondary education by Derbyshire Local Authority but they are useful for older Key Stage 2 children to guide them in preparation for the safe use of social networks as they go through their teenage years:
- A Parents Guide to Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats
- Keeping Safe Online Parents Guide
- Keeping Safe Online Photos
- Keeping Safe Online Info money
- Keeping Safe Online Cyberbullying
- Keeping Safe – Hate Crime
- Share Aware Campaign – NSPCC
The following websites and leaflets give parents and carers advice about social media and online abuse:
- A Parents Guide to Dealing with Sexting
- Think about it leaflet June 2016
- 2107 appaware . Infographic below links to this appaware leaflet.
The School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:
Helping your child with Reading and Maths:
Helping your child with their homework can be a daunting task for parents and carers. First of all, if you are uncertain about what your child has to do, speak to your child’s teacher who will explain and assist you. There are other ways to get help. You can go on-line and search the topic or visit this link:
Children with Special Educational Needs:
Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary School support the Derbyshire Local Offer – The Derbyshire Local Offer.