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27/03/20

There’s an exciting opportunity available for any Chobham students who are animal lovers this morning. Click the link below to watch a live tour of Chester Zoo at 10am. https://t.co/nSvpA2X33H

25/03/20

Online plays are being streamed, bread making workshops, live bingo and digital pub clubs. There's all sorts to have a go at! https://t.co/rEJN6aOqRl

25/03/20

TimeOut London has temporarily changed its name to TimeIn and is providing some brilliant ways to keep yourself and others occupied through the current global crisis. Please find the link in the text tweet to some things going on today and this week that might be of interest.

25/03/20

Please look out for our wellbeing hints and tips for parents during our period of closure

25/03/20

Great to see students and staff of Chobham Academy working so hard at home. Keep up the effort and stay in touch everyone.

23/03/20

Mr Eyre teaching a geography lesson focusing on key locational knowledge as an introduction to biomes, those students who are at the Academy are using their time effectively! https://t.co/NWE9gEsZFw

23/03/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Just a reminder that will be holding physical activity sessions every morning starting from Monday. So get up and get active from the comfort of your own home. 🏃🧘‍♀️🤸 https://t.co/DnaSc9CZuo

20/03/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

At the end of the day on Friday education providers, including schools, will be closed for most children. We know parents & carers will have questions, so we've pulled together some further information here 👉 https://t.co/l7GobdGenW

20/03/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Over the coming weeks, we’re here to help with fun ideas, crafty activities, and free booky resources you can all enjoy together. Head to our Book Hub to inspire children of all ages from mini bookworms to older readers. https://t.co/izE1SVqxDw https://t.co/vepot7XFKu

20/03/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

We at want to extend our support & gratitude to all doing everything they can to support the country, including our and Take care x https://t.co/h2L5h8uE6g

20/03/20

Retweetd From Queen Anne's School

💗We all arrived at school this morning to find anonymous notes of positivity absolutely everywhere! Thank you for brightening our days during this uncertain time, and showing true Queen Anne's Spirit! 💗 https://t.co/9tNZQqJ9LF

20/03/20

Thank you so much for your kind words, we wish him and all of our other students the very best for the future

19/03/20

Retweetd From Shrehan Lynch

I'm so proud!!!

19/03/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

On a positive note. A massive congratulations to PE teacher Mr Weston who has had an article for on the importance of applying different models for teaching PE Well done Mr Weston https://t.co/rKhKkY1ucv

18/03/20

Retweetd From Newham London

Another friendly reminder about https://t.co/pDevYcZu3y

18/03/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Looking for free resources you can use at home? Don't miss our reading lists for bookworms of all ages, packed with loads of booky ideas & inspiration. Remember to use the hashtag to discover other fabulous free online resources 🙌 # https://t.co/8sl2bJkdWB https://t.co/vn0z4LoKuJ

18/03/20

Retweetd From Helen Buckingham is staying at home

. is working on ways to support parents looking for ideas and guidance for activities children can enjoy at home, and improve their reading, writing and language development at the same time. Parents, uncles & aunts - help them to help you!! https://t.co/F9CnQjU8Dt

18/03/20

Retweetd From National Book Tokens

Local bookshops are still working hard to get books to readers. Let's all continue to support them during this challenging time. 💙 https://t.co/N4YwYPK0Pq

18/03/20

Thank you so much for your kind words and support

18/03/20

Retweetd From Kelly Nolan

to all staff, massively impressed the efforts you have gone to care for student welfare and impact on parents, under really difficult times. Thank you.

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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 Francesca Perry

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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