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Pastoral & Safeguarding

The Priory Ruskin Academy Designated Safeguarding Officers

The Priory Ruskin Academy Pastoral Team

Below is a collection of externally run support sites which parents and students have found useful.

  1. Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board

    Information and advice aimed at parents/carers on your child’s wellbeing.

  2. Disrespect Nobody

    Find out about health relationships, relationship abuse, consent, rape and pornography.

  3. Educate against hate

    Information and support for parents/carers on the issues surrounding extremism and radicalisation and how to protect your child.

  4. Young Minds

    Information and advice for parents/carers on young people’s behaviour and mental health.

  5. NSPCC – The underwear rule

    Guidance designed to help parents/carers start conversations with young people to help protect them from abuse.

    There is also a guide for parents/carers of young people with autism:

    There is also a guide for foster carers:

  6. Family Lives

    A charity set up to help support parents/carers with the changes families go through. This includes a confidential helpline and online chat.

  7. CEOP

    Information to help parents/carers protect their children from online abuse. Also includes information about reporting abuse.

  8. The Hideout

    A website created by Women’s Aid to help parents/carers understand domestic violence and how it affects young people.

  9. CASY

    Information on the service provided by CASY (a counselling service for young people aged 6-25 in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire).

  10. Gangs Line

    Information for parents/carers on gangs and youth violence.

  11. Somebody else’s child

    Information on private fostering.

  12. Frank

    Information for parents/carers on drugs and what to do if you are worried about your/a child.

  13. Anti-Bullying Alliance

    Information for parents/carers on bullying.

  14. NSPCC

    Information and advice about keeping children safe.

  15. NSPCC

    The services offered by the NSPCC.

  16. NSPCC – Child trafficking

    Information on what child trafficking is.

  17. NSPCC – Forced Marriage

    Information, advice and guidance on forced marriage, including links to other websites.

  18. NSPCC – What is Child Sexual Exploitation

    Information on CSE, including signs, symptoms and effects.

  19. Family Information Service – Lincolnshire County Council

    Information for families on the services available in Lincolnshire.

  20. The National Autistic Society

    Guidance and information on autism.

  21. RNIB

    Supporting people with sight loss.

  22. ADHD Foundation

    Information for parents/carers on ADHD.

  23. Dyspraxia Foundation

    Support, information and guidance for parents/cares on Dyspraxia.

  24. Dyslexia Foundation

    Support with dyslexia for parents/carers.

  25. B-eat

    Guidance and support on eating disorders.

  26. National Self Harm Network (NSHM)

    Help and support on self-harm.

  27. Addaction

    One of the UK’s leading and largest special drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities.

  28. Broken Rainbows

    LGBT Domestic Violence charity.

  29. Internet Matters

    Helping parents keep their children safe online.

  30. Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board

    YouTube channel where you can find useful videos on E-Safety.

  31. Missing People

               A charity that aims to support family and friends of those who go missing.