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Anti-Bullying & Support

As a community, Longsands Academy works to dispel bullying so that everybody can have a space where they are able to work and learn in peace and safety. This will ensure that Longsands provides an environment where every child can feel:

  • Safe
  • Healthy
  • Able to enjoy and achieve
  • Able to contribute to future economic well-being
  • Able to make a positive contribution.

Students can talk to their Form Tutor, a member of Student Services or any member of staff. In addition, Parents/Carers and Students can report bullying or concerns by emailing: TellUs@astrea-longsands.org We are committed to working in close partnership with students, parents and outside agencies.

Please follow this link to view the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s interactive tool which includes a huge amount of advice and information for parents/carers. Together and united, we can stamp bullying out!

During any times we are closed you can pick from this list of services if you need to talk to someone. If you work with a Young People’s Worker, Centre 33 or the Young Carers you can contact them directly on the numbers they have given you. You can also email TellUs@astrea-longsands.org and someone from the safeguarding team will help you.

We value the support and help provided by the large number of local and national support agencies that exist. They can be called upon to offer addition guidance on key topics. Outlined below are a selection of websites designed for young people and their parents/carers.

St Neots has a Food Bank which is part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by the Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK – further details can be found here: https://stneots.foodbank.org.uk/ 

Service Information/Support Offered Contact details
CAMHS Live Support with feelings of Depression, Anxiety, Self-harming, Suicidal thoughts, Stressed www.nhft.nhs.uk/camhslive
Young Minds Crisis Messenger text YM to 85258
Childline Online, on the phone help about all areas of concern. Web site is full of useful information 0800 1111                         www.childline.org.uk
VOICE victim of theft, robbery, attacks, abuse, violence, harassment, or stalking? 0300 3031965
CIRV In a Gang and want out? Know someone else who needs help getting out of gang related activity? call 24/7 on 07539183975
CASUS Need help with Drug & Alcohol abuse? CASUS is an early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Cambridgeshire. 01223 214614
STEM Supporting teenage mental health www.stem4.org.uk 
NHS For your mind, for your body – support for all areas www.nhs.uk
NSPCC National Society for the Protection of Children 0808 800 5000 (free)
Samaritans Support for people in crisis 08457 909090
School Nursing Chat Service 07480 635443
Kooth Free safe and online support for young people Kooth.com
CHUMS Mental health and emotional wellbeing to support children Chums.uk.com
Peterborough:  0330 0581 657
Cambridgeshire :  0330 0581 659

 

Anti-Bullying Websites

Alliance
Bully Busters
ChildLine
Digizen
Digizen Game
Kidscape
kidSMART
NSPCC

Information for Young People & Families

Barnardo’s
Blast!
Cambridgeshire.net
CASUS
C-Card Cambs
Centre 33
Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
Foodbank
LSCB
National Working Group
Child Sexual Exploitation – Warning signs for Parents & Carers
Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)
Sex Education Forum
Starz
Thinkuknow
Wud U?
Young Minds
Youthoria

Supporting Mental Health

Keep Your Head
KOOTH.com
KOOTH Mini activities brochure 2021
Reading WELL