Safeguarding and Wellbeing for Families

The Appleton School Safeguarding team are here to support you.

You can contact the safeguarding team using the following details:

Email -
Phone - 07507 673942 (Mon-Fri term times – 8am-5pm only)

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Mr S Stockdale

Designated Safeguarding

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Mrs A-M Sailsbury

Deputy Designated

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Miss K Green

Deputy Designated

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Mrs C Whitehead

Deputy Designated

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Miss J Wright

Deputy Designated

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Mrs C Jones

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Parent Support Sessions

Parent Support Session course delivered by Mr Clout.

Starting in the spring term the course runs for 10 weeks during term time. This course is open to all parents and covers the following topics:

  • The parenting philosophy induction session.
  • The tug of war!
  • Active Listening
  • Praise and Encouragement
  • Whose problem is it?
  • Consequences!
  • Good days and bad days!
  • Managing the stress
  • Supporting

If you wish to attend please call the school and register your interest on 01268 794215 or email your interest to

Online Sexual Abuse - Child on Child

Childnet has produced this guidance to help parents and carers and their children talk about the important issue of online sexual bullying – specifically when this is happening between children of around the same age.

Crisis and Emergency

In a mental health emergency or crisis:

  • Contact the emergency services on 999
  • Go to your nearest A&E department

If you or someone that you care for is having an urgent mental health issue:

  • Call your mental health support worker if you have one
  • Call NHS 111
  • Book an emergency GP appointment
  • Call Adult Social Care on 0345 603 7630 or 0345 606 1212 (outside of normal working hours)
  • Call the Crisis Team at EPUT (for Adults) or the Crisis Support Service (for Young People) on 0300 555 1201

Support Lines and Websites

The following are websites and phone numbers that might be helpful to you when supporting your child or young person with their mental health and wellbeing:

Support Resources for Parents and Families

The following are websites and phone numbers that might be helpful to you when supporting your child or young person with their mental health and wellbeing:

Emotional Wellbeing through coronavirus:

Supporting children and young people:

Supporting yourself and your family:


What parents & Carers Need to Know about Age-inappropriate Content Monitoring Screen Time with Teens
UK Safer Internet Centre


We are delighted to invite you to a special space dedicated entirely to student well-being and happiness – the Appleton MindCare Hub. This page has been thoughtfully crafted with your needs in mind, offering practical strategies and valuable resources to support your physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. Here, you'll discover strategies, tips, and insights to cultivate a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Whether it's dealing with stress, managing emotions, or finding ways to stay active and positive, we've got you covered. It's also a place to access essential resources and information shared for significant wellbeing events that matter to our Appleton community. Whether it's exam preparation, or wellness campaigns, you'll find timely updates and helpful resources right here.

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