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02/12/21

Retweetd From Christine Counsell

Here's a starting point for leaders in beginning to uncover what matters, and starting ongoing conversations about it (from Counsell, C. 'seeing a curriculum more clearly: better conversations with middle leaders' in (ed.) the Guide to the Curriculum) https://t.co/mKlbbiRAsB

01/12/21

Retweetd From Calm

This December transform your world through loving kindness. 📅 Find the high resolution version and multiple formats of this calendar here: https://t.co/sdWDOHM2fk https://t.co/9upToE7cXG

30/11/21

Mini-whiteboards are an invaluable tool for teachers, as they both engage students and allow the teacher to check students' understanding. Nazrana uses mini-whiteboards with her year 7 class, she can see all written or drawn responses simultaneously as every student participates. https://t.co/hPsJDrjk9W

29/11/21

Our Year 11s and Year 13s are coping with the challenges of mocks brilliantly. As they enter the second week of mocks we just want to share 's guide on looking after their mental health during exams and revision https://t.co/HVd02fLFZG.

23/11/21

Taken from Teaching Walkthrus book, our teachers have been trialling out two specific techniques-Say it again better and Peer supported retrieval. Feedback from staff and students have been fantastic as these techniques aid students to produce high quality verbal responses. https://t.co/HhLRzoxMGG

22/11/21

We are looking forward to our annual BOSS day tomorrow. We have made an update to the dress code policy: Students wishing to wear Islamic dress should wear a simple and a which are not over embellished.

22/11/21

As our Year 11 and 13 students begin their mock exams we want to share 's guide on how to look after your mental health during revision and exams: https://t.co/FeOwUdkJ2h

17/11/21

One kind word can change someone's entire day . It is something we can all do everyday. When was the last time you went out of your way to be ?

15/11/21

Retweetd From Platfform4YP

There is a strong link between mental health and bullying. Young people who have experienced bullying are more likely to experience mental health issues and those who have mental health issues are more likely to be bullied. https://t.co/AWXu6sKOzr

15/11/21

An interesting podcast recently shared with out PGCE students - Dr. James Lang has six recommendations in this podcast about how we can better understand student attention and how we can get their attention while we teach. https://t.co/nXqae04FdO https://t.co/pjs02vNeR4

11/11/21

Retweetd From Tes

New SEND steering group, including the , chief and director of education Chris Russell will ensure the delayed review will be delivered 'at pace' , says https://t.co/4amhTWmumQ

11/11/21

Have you stopped to consider what you might need to quit? https://t.co/xvuKjKrJRE

09/11/21

Students learning about tilting and toppling in physics, this method of dual coding works really well as students understand the concepts through the combination of visual and verbal processing. It also improves students' retention of information. https://t.co/y0gvsVjIs3

08/11/21

Retweetd From The Mix

Reminder: Your intrusive thoughts don't get to define you. They have no grounding in who you really are. Don't let them throw you off your track.

08/11/21

Retweetd From Happiful Magazine

Books are a fantastic way to help children with anxiety and to spark conversations about mental health in general. We asked Georgina Atwell, founder of the UK’s leading children’s book review site, Toppsta, for her top recommendations of books to help📚 https://t.co/VHsozFXrtU

08/11/21

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Are you a young person aged up to 25 looking for support for your mental health? On My Mind is a website co-produced with young people, which includes advice on referrals, working with services, self-care & a directory of free services across the UK👉https://t.co/TLEL6loxsX https://t.co/Bjk872b5rq

08/11/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling, we can help. https://t.co/wHT83NqWEl

08/11/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

"Please don’t put pressure on yourself if you’re struggling to express yourself through words. There are so many things that can help you overcome difficulties in your life. The words will come… give yourself time." From Elsa, a YM Activist 💛

04/11/21

book 'Now for the Good News' is full of well researched insights into what the future holds for our . Of particular interest is the chapter on . Each chapter offers a morsel of hope! https://t.co/BsQyBOvUEZ

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Safeguarding and Student Welfare:

The Academy is committed to the vital contribution all staff and governors make to safeguarding children. We will strive to make sure that every student in the Academy feels secure, well cared for, and able to reach their full potential.

We will ensure all our own staff, other professionals, parents/carers and students work together to know the rules about keeping children safe. They will understand the importance of following procedures and listening to each other, especially when there are concerns about safety.

The Academy will work hard to reduce all the kinds of harm that children can suffer, including abuse, bullying, discrimination and avoidable injuries. If you have any concerns at all about the safety or welfare of a child, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Academy Lead Designated Child Protection Officer is Miss Heather Cartlidge

The Deputy Lead Designated Child Protection Officer for Secondary is Miss Ruth Osei-Tutu

The Deputy Lead Designated Child Protection Officer for Primary is Mrs Sarah Gibson

The Deputy Lead Designated Child Protection Officer for Primary is Mrs Alice Hodgson

The Prevent Lead for the Academy is Miss Heather Cartlidge 

The contact details are:

Email: safeguarding@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Telephone: 0203 747 6060 Ext: 6135 or 6128

The Academy Child Protection Policy and other key Academy documents can be found here:

  • Child Protection Policy
  • Self-harm Policy
  • Prevent Policy
  • Prevent Risk Assessment
  • Peer-on-Peer Abuse Policy
  • E-Safety Policy

Useful Links for Students and Parents/Carers:

E-Safety:

If you are worried about the way that someone is communicating with you online or you’re a parent/child and you’re worried about how someone is communicating with your child online you should make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors: https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

For additional advice and information please see the links below:

  • You. Your Friends. The Internet - Keeping yourselves safe, keeping the internet fun. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/11_13/
  • 'Sex, Relationships, The Internet - Three things that get a little bit complicated.'

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/14_plus/

http://parentinfo.org/article/setting-safety-and-privacy-settings-for-social-media-apps

  • Online Safety - NSPCC

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Mental Health:

If you are worried about your mental health or you are a parent/carer worried about your child’s mental health, you should speak to a member of the Safeguarding team or your GP. If required, the team can make a referral to counselling.

For additional advice and information please see the links below:

This document has a further list of useful websites and apps for supporting young people with particular mental health difficulties:

These documents outline support for young people and parents on self-harm:

Relationships:

This document has a further list of useful websites for supporting young people in relationships.

Bullying

If you have any concerns about bullying or you are being bullied you should talk to your tutor or Head of Year:

Gangs:

If you’re concerned that your child might be involved in gangs, you can contact the school and ask to speak to a member of the Safeguarding team or the Head of Year.

For additional advice and information please see the links below:

The Children’s Society publish this support for parents who are worried that their child might be being criminally exploited:

Drugs and Alcohol

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