Eaton Bank Academy

If you have any concerns about a young person in our care, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our designated leads for Safeguarding and Child Protection are
Mr James – Designated Lead
Telephone: 01260273000 – please use email only during school closure

Miss Griffen – Deputy Designated Lead
Telephone: 01260273000 – please use email only during school closure

If you have an IMMEDIATE concern about a child or situation, please call Cheshire East Consultation Service (ChECS) on 0300 123 5012 (0300 123 5022 – Emergency Duty Team)

COVID-19 school closure arrangements for Safeguarding and Child Protection at Eaton Bank Academy COVID19 – Eaton Bank Academy safeguarding policy addendum January 2021

Please click on the links below for information on safeguarding the welfare of children and how to keep your children safe when they are online.

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers: (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online) (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)

March 2020 – Information from CE Domestic Abuse Services for you COVID19

Advice and Support
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.  If you are worried about a child’s safety, you can contact the NSPCC for advice.
Childline is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.  You can contact Childline on 0800 1111 or go online if you need to talk.
Advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.
Operation Encompass the purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident.
Channel is about partnerships and communities working together to support vulnerable people at an early stage and preventing them from being drawn into violent extremism.
To contact your local co-ordinator:
Telephone: 01606 362121
Online Safety
Thinkuknow is the education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP command. Thinkuknow aims to empowers children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for support.
Health and Wellbeing
An online resource for services, information and advice on living independently, care and support for adults and children, staying healthy, community activities, local offer for special educational needs and disability, education and employment.
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people.
Information, advice and support for young people affected by mental health.
Sex and Relationships  
Find articles and videos on sex and young people. Includes contraception, STIs, peer pressure, saying no to sex, pregnancy and knowing if you’re ready for sex.
Kidscape’s mission is to provide children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.
Beat Bullying promotes all aspects of mental health and wellness. It provides resources to help educate on bullying, depression, anxiety and other disorders.  Cyber mentors are available online along with advice and support for young people facing bullying of all types.
Information and advice about drugs and what the law says.

Online Safety Guides for Parents

child safety online

Online Safety Factsheet

A parent’s guide to YouTube restricted mode 

Eaton Bank Academy Online Safety Policy – Online Safety Policy

Exam Stress

Tests and exams can be a challenging part of school life for both students and parents.  However, there are ways to ease the stress.  Guides to coping with exam stress can be found here.

Coping with exam stress

Please click here for Eaton Bank Academy’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Autumn 2020 policy,  Behaviour Policy and Anti-Bullying Policy