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Keeping Safe and Well ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

At Bolder, we are proud of the work that we are doing to keep our students safe and well, both inside school and out.

Our staff are vigilant in reporting any safeguarding concerns whenever they arise and any issues are dealt with by our safeguading officers.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Ms Swidenbank head@bolderacademy.co.uk

Please find all direct contacts for all our safeguarding officer HERE


We recognise that sometimes families need support too and we work closely with Hounslow Early Help Hub and other agencies to stay up-to-date with services that might be able to help.

If you would like any information, please click here to go to the Hounslow Family Services directory.

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

We have created a directory of apps that our students have found useful in supporting their mental health and emotional wellbeing:

We have also started a series of webinars called Living Bolder Lives, aimed at providing no-nonsense, succinct advice and guidance to parents/carers around problems that they might be experiencing at home. Our first session is around supporting children and young people who self-harm. Click here to watch the webinar on YouTube.

Students should call Childline on 0800 11 11 straight away if they are concerned about their mental health or think they are in trouble,

If parents or carers feel that they need some support, they can call Young Minds for free on 0808 802 5544. They are open 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

eSafety

At Bolder, we provide advice and support, as well as signposting a wide range of resources, to help our students stay safe online.

This includes information shared during Assemblies, Personal Development sessions and Computer Science lessons.

If something has happened online which has made you (or someone you know) feel unsafe, scared or worried, we encourage you to report it to CEOP by clicking the button below:

CEOP Report button

You can find further information on the ThinkUKnow website.

Students can also request to speak to our Safer Schools Police Officer by emailing their Pastoral Manager.

Supporting your mental health and emotional wellbeing.
A listening ear…

           

 

Managing worries, thoughts and emotions…

         

Tackling feelings of self-harm…

     

Building resilience…

            

Supporting your physical health…

                   

We are always here to help. Nothing is too much trouble!

Please email your Pastoral Manager at any time. Their names/photos are on posters around school.

If something very serious happens, or if you think you are in trouble, call Childline on 0800 11 11 straight away.

If you think your parents or carers might need some support, please ask them to contact us,
or call Young Minds for free on 0808 802 5544. They are open 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.