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Online Support for Students and Parents

This section of our website aims to provide a range of resources for students and families to support their child at home. If you have concerns please also contact the academy and speak to a member of the pastoral team for your child's year group.

Students should remember if they have any concerns they can speak to a member of staff in school to report any worries or concerns or email safeguarding@dixonsco.com. Remember Be Safe Tell Someone!

Online Internet Safety
If you need to report online abuse you can report this direct to CEOP. If you have been subjected to online abuse you can speak to a member of staff in school. Remember Be Safe Tell Someone

Information from internetmatters.org for parents to support parents keeping their child safe online

Information regarding keeping children safe online from the NSPCC.
Advice from the National Crime Agency on keeping safe online.
Parent Info from CEOP and Parent Zone provides a useful resources for parents to better understand how to keep their child safe online

Online safety is one of the main areas of concern for parents. In the section below you will also find handy tips for keeping your child safe with age appropriate advice and guidance. If you have any concerns regarding online safety and how to keep your child safe please contact the academy and ask to speak to a member of the pastoral team.

Drug and alcohol abuse
FRANK is an online services which provides information on support services for anyone at risk of using drugs
Emotional and Mental Wellbeing


Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.


Childline provides an online and over the phone 24/7 service to support young people with any worries they may have.


Peaces are our in-house mental health support provider in school. Established by Dr Kate Dutton and Barnaby Rhodes this service is only accessed through referrals from the academy.


The government NHS website provides information in relation to a range of services available to your child.


Barnado's are a charity that supports children and young people who have been abused and help them feel safe again. And we reach out to children at risk of harm, giving them the long-term support they need.
Youth In Mind in partnership with Bradford Council and NHS Bradford provide counselling services for students. This service is by referral only from the academy.
Road Safety


Online advice regarding road safety from the government initiative THINK!


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