King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy is committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding the children entrusted to our care.
Our school will support all children by:
We recognise that some children may be the victims of neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Staff working with children are well placed to identify such abuse.
At King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy in order to protect our pupils, we aim to:
If you have a concern that a pupil is being harmed, is at risk of harm, or you receive a disclosure (intentionally or unintentionally) you must contact the following staff member(s) as quickly as possible.
Everyone working with our students and their parents and carers should be aware that:
If anything worries you or concerns you, report it straight away
NSPCC Childline 0800 1111
NSPCC 0808 800 5000
Childrens advice and support service
0121 303 1888
After 5PM and weekends
0121 675 4806
Childline – www.childline.org.uk
Forward Thinking Birmingham
0300 300 0099
Or call Pause on
0207 841 4470
Kooth – www.kooth.com
Northfield Community Partnership Named lead: Rebecca Debenham
Call 07516 918 133 between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Wednesday.
Call 07951 346 327 between 9am and 4pm, Thursday to Friday.
The Project – www.theprojectbirmingham.org
0121 453 0606
Shyelter – www.shelter.org.uk
0808 800 4444
Northfield Families – www.northfieldcommunity.org
Monday – Wednesday: 07516918133 Thursday – Friday: 07951346327
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