Stay Safe

Find out how to Stay Safe

If you are aware of or suffer from any form of abuse, domestic violence, discrimination, neglect or if you think someone you know is being drawn into extremist activities, please call our Safeguarding Officer, Teresa Meredith on 01296 383470. Please quote ‘safeguarding’ and Teresa or one of the safeguarding team will call you back, or you can email

Alternatively, call one of the agencies below. If someone is at risk of immediate harm, call the police on 999.

View or Print the Stay Safe Poster

STAY SAFE 2020.pdf

View or Print the Digital Ground Rules

Digital Ground Rules.pdf

The Samaritans is a non-religious charity which offers a safe place for you to talk anytime you like about anything that is worrying you. Call free on 116 123 or email

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Does your partner or family member stop you seeing your friends? Do they check where you have been Do they shout at you or threaten you?

Call the National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000247. Free anytime, day or night.

If you see or hear something that could be terrorist related or if you are worried about a friend or family member, act on your instincts and call the police. Call 0800 789321.

Online Safety

Online Safety for Adults

Online Safety for Kids

BAL Stay safe online tips

10 Tips for Staying Safe Online by BAL

NCSC Small Business Guide 1.2a Infographic

Cyber Security Guide by NCSC


Digital 5 A Day by the Children's Commissioner


Smart Phone Security from ICO

Other Useful Links

How to spot fake news :

How to stay safe online in specific scenarios (like dating, buying a car, banking, etc)

What to do if you're a victim of sextortion (an email which demands a ransom) :

What to do if you think your device has been hacked or has a virus :

How to spot and avoid online scams :