Please find below links to various informative Safeguarding, Local Authority and Educational websites
IOW Safeguarding Children Partnership – https://www.iowscp.org.uk/
Action for Children – https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
Barnardos – https://www.barnardos.org.uk/
Childline – https://www.childline.org.uk/
Childline is there to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, their trained counsellors are there to support you.
Children’s Society – https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/
NSPCC – https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
Pace – Parents against child sexual exploitation https://paceuk.info/
Youth Trust IOW http://www.iowyouthtrust.co.uk
A charitable, independent and professional organisation offering counselling, advice, information and support to young people age 25 and under on the Isle of Wight, and in some cases, their parents and carers.
The MHST has Education Mental Health Practitioners or EMHPs who work in schools and colleges on the Island. They support the school to implement a Whole School Approach to mental health and wellbeing, and support the development of school policies and procedures to improve emotional health and wellbeing. Click to download – MHST Information Poster
Internet Safety Useful Websites
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation that protects children both online and offline, where both parents and children can learn more about on-line safety.
https://www.safe4me.co.uk which is the Hampshire County Council site providing information and resources to help educate people about keeping safe and making responsible choices.
Isle of Wight Websites
IOW Council Schools & Learning – https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Schools-and-Learning/
IOW Parent Partnerships http://iowsendiass.co.uk/
Advice and guidance for parents of children with special educational needs and learning disabilities on the Isle of Wight.
IOW Local Offer https://www.iwight.com/wightchyps#
Local Offer website designed to help parents and carers find the right support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
IOW Citizens Advice Bureau http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/iwcab
Offering free, confidential and impartial advice on many issues.
Jobcentre Near Me https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/
Local jobcentre contact information, free training and education courses and benefits and support
Other Education Websites
Hampshire Council Education & Learning – http://www3.hants.gov.uk/learning
Gov.co.uk Education & Learning – https://www.gov.uk/browse/education
The Department for Education – https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education/services-information
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.
Ofsted’s Parent View – https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/
Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.
Portsmouth Teaching School Alliance – PTSA School Direct Website Profile for IoW Schools