Parents / Carers
At Horbury Primary Academy, we have a Designated Safeguarding Team:
- Miss J Tomlinson – Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs J Wynne – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs J Yarnold – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs T Sleight – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
We are happy to discuss any issues or concerns that you may have. Please telephone the school on 01924 263224.
Here are some Wakefield Safeguarding websites to support you:
Keeping Children Safe in Education PolicyCTA
Accord MAT Safeguarding Policy Dec 2020CTA
Accord MAT Safeguarding Policy Appendix 1CTA
CSE and Trafficking
Early Help for parents
NSPCC – Net aware – guide to networks, apps and games
NSPCC – PANTS Campaign
Parent info – help for parents and families in a digital world
Social Media support:
Tik Tok advice for parents
Wakefield – The online resource for children and young people in Wakefield
Sleep is an important part of our well-being and can impact on our emotions, ability to function and ability to cope. It is quite common for children, adolescents and adults to experience some difficulties in sleeping from time to time. To support you and your family, you may find the following resources beneficial:
The Children’s Sleep Charity – A national award winning charity based in Doncaster which provides a range of leaflets and support for parents and professionals.
Unravel – Coronavirus and the importance of sleep for positive mental health.
Great Ormond St –Sleep hygiene
Young Minds – Information about common sleep problems, with links to a parent helpline.
NHS Moodzone Audio – Dr Chris Williams explains what you can do to give yourself the best chance of a good night’s sleep – Suitable for adults although much of the advice is appropriate for children.
10 tips to beat insomnia
NHS promoted apps to support good sleep
Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC. Childline deals with any issue which causes distress or concern.
Childline: 0800 1111Find out more