Due to the unforeseen circumstances that have forced our closure, we would like to share the following links to useful information:-
NSPCC – Help for adults concerned about a child: 0808 800 5000
If students and parents with ongoing or emerging Mental Health concerns need to seek help or guidance, then the following links and numbers may be of use:
Childline number: 0800 1111
http://combinedwellbeing.org.uk/ is a brand new comprehensive Mental Health website from the NHS with advice and resources for young people and their parents.
ChatHealth is a text messaging service for young people and parents to get advice and support about health related issues.
ChatHealth for young people: 07520 615 721
ChatHealth for parents: 07520 615 722
Thanks to a partner agency in Staffordshire we can share an “all in one place” list of support services locally. For a comprehensive list of online services available during social distancing restrictions please click here.
For concerns regarding the safeguarding and welfare of our children during these closures, please use the following contacts if needed:-
Staffordshire First Response: 0800 1313126
(An emergency helpline dedicated to safeguarding children in Staffordshire)
Our careers advisor from Entrust, Alexandra Kenneth, is available to offer careers support to any young person in Y10, Y11 or 6th Form who would like to talk to her via telephone or text on 07921 277443 or by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key Contacts at Westwood College:-
Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs J Reader
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mrs J Talks
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mr M Taylor
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mr S Wallinger
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mrs T Lewis
Pease use email@example.com and direct your enquiry to the appropriate named person, should you need to share a concern with us.
Support also available at Speak up Space
Log-in for a 1-2-1 chat at www.speakupspace.co.uk
Parent support line 0800 0051 445
Wednesday 10.30am and 12.30pm
Thursday 5.30pm and 7.30pm