Home learning

If you have any questions please contact the academy using the email addresses below

General queries: info@dixonsco.com

Safeguarding or pastoral support queries: safeguarding@dixonsco.com

Designated Senior Leader with responsibility for Home Learning

The government expectation is that the academy has a senior leader which oversees the home learning provision in the academy. The senior leader which has been designated with responsibility for home learning is Ms Katie Knighton. If you have any concerns regarding the home learning provision please direct these queries to the Heads of Year in the first instance who will be able to support you. If your concern are not addressed please speak to Ms Knighton.

Family support

During the academy closure we are aware some families may experience difficulties and require support from staff within the academy. In those instances please contact us via e-mail safeguarding@dixonsco.com

In addition there are many agencies which can provide support to families during the current national crisis

Food Banks

Bradford Central Foodbank
The Light Centre
86 Captain Street
Phone: 01274 734314
Email: info@bradfordcentral.foodbank.org.uk

Bradford North Foodbank
Bradford North Foodbank
Unit 12, Newlands House Two
Inspire Bradford Business Park
BD10 0JE
Phone: 01274 292256
Email: info@bradfordnorth.foodbank.org.uk

Save The Mothers Trust

SM Complex
Beckside Lane
Phone: 01247 270 043
Email: info@smtrust.org.uk

Other support services

www.kooth.com Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people (12pm – 10pm Monday to Friday; 6pm – 10pm Saturday to Sunday)

Sharing Voices
01274 731166

0800 1111

Young Minds

Children’s Social Services
Bradford has a new advice website dedicated to keeping children safe, providing advice for families as well as professionals:
click here to access Bradford Childrens Social Services
If you have an immediate concern about a child, including your own:
During office hours (8.30am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, 4.30pm on Friday) call Children’s Social Services Initial Contact Point on 01274
435600. At all other times, Social Services Emergency Duty Team on 01274 431010

SENDIASS is an Information, advice and support service is for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational
needs and disabilities (SEND) in the Bradford area – and for their children too.
Phone: 01274513300
Email: SENDIASS@barnardos.org.uk

First Response

If you think your child is experiencing a mental health crisis and you live in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven, you can
contact First Response. First Response is available 24/7 and you can contact them on 01274 221181.

Family Hubs

There are 4 family hubs in Bradford (Bradford West, Bradford East, Bradford South and Keighley and Shipley) that can provide a range
of services and support to families.
These family hub teams will be responsible for:

  • early childhood development and school readiness
  • children’s centres for children under five and their families
  • targeted work with individual children and families (Families First)
  • parenting support through all age ranges (children aged from birth to 19 or 25 with a disability)
  • family and maternal health and mental health
  • early education and free childcare
  • education attendance
  • providing positive activities for young people
  • health and wellbeing
  • diversity and cohesion

Family Hub Contact details

Bradford West Family Hub

56 Toller Lane, Bradford, BD8 8QH
Phone: 01274 436700
Email: Familyhubwest@bradford.gov.uk

Bradford East Family Hub
365 Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 8QX
Phone: 01274 437523
Email: Familyhubeast@bradford.gov.uk

Bradford South Family Hub
Reevy Hill
Bedale Drive, Bradford, BD6 3ST
Phone: 01274 434940
Email: Familyhubsouth@bradford.gov.uk

Keighley and Shipley Rainbow
Braithwaite Grove, Keighley, BD22 6JB
01535 618005
Strong Close, Airedale Road, Keighley, BD21 4LW
01535 605272
Email: Familyhubkeighleyshipley@bradford.gov.uk

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