Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone.
If you have concerns about a child or adult at Forest Moor, please contact the school and ask to speak with Colette Miller who is our safeguarding lead. She can be contacted through the school reception on 01423 779232 or via her work mobile on 07961619795. Please note that mobile phone reception at Forest Moor is limited. If Colette is unavailable, please speak to one of the team listed below.
Mental Health First Aid
The Prevent Duty
Forest Moor School recognises and responds to its duty to protect our learners from the risk of radicalisation under the Prevent duty. The Designated Safeguarding Lead and their Deputy have undertaken Prevent training in line with the Prevent duty to protect children and vulnerable adults from radicalisation. All staff at Forest Moor School are required to undertake training to raise awareness of Prevent. This forms part of a rolling programme of staff training associated with safeguarding. Please click on the link below regarding the Government’s publication on preventing children from radicalisation – The Prevent duty.
Other Information and Advice
Please also see the links below for further information and advice regarding;
Compass offers a confidential text messaging service to young people aged 11-18 across North Yorkshire. The service was named in conjunction with young people and is called BUZZ US. Link to the website below.
By texting the service on 07520 631168 you will be able to receive confidential advice, support and signposting from a wellbeing worker within one working day via text.