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23/03/2020– IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDING UPDATE – SCHOOL CLOSURE


23/03/2020– IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDING UPDATE – SCHOOL CLOSURE

 

Queen Katharine Academy fully recognises its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in its care. This duty of care will continue throughout the school closure and designated staff will be available to contact if you have any worries or concerns.

If you have a safeguarding concern about a child or young person you can contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead on the following email addresses;

Veronica.giaquinto@qka.education and jenie.roddis@qka.education

In an emergency where a childs life is at risk please contact the police on 999 providing as much detail as possible.

You can also share any concerns with the NSPCC by contacting 0808 800 5000, via email on help@nspcc.org.uk or go online https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/reporting-abuse/report/

If you or someone you know is suffering with their mental health please contact your GP via the phone alternatively if there is a mental health crisis please call NHS 111 option 2. Please avoid attending A&E for any non-emergencies.

There are lots of resources on the QKA wellbeing page which can be found here https://www.qka.education/page/?title=Student+Wellbeing&pid=213

The QKA Safeguarding page can be found here
https://www.qka.education/page/?title=Safeguarding&pid=31

 

Useful contact numbers

Child line - 0800 1111

ChatHealth (text line for students) – 07480635443

TextUs (text line for parents) - 0752064987

Samaritans – 116 123

 

www.nspcc.org.uk

www.safeguardingcambspeterborough.org.uk/childrensboard/parents-carers

www.keep-your-head.com/cyp

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

www.womansaid.org.uk