Safeguarding and E Safety

Our aim is to do all that we can to protect and safeguard the well-being of our students. The Designated Safeguarding Lead at Southgate School is Esen Hussein (Deputy Head).  Should you have any concerns or need any support please contact her at


Mental Health Support and Guidance


Help for children and young people (Childline 0800 1111)


YoungMinds offers free, confidential online and telephone support to anyone worried about the emotional and mental wellbeing of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

Call the free parents' helpline on 0808 802 5544 from 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

email  and YoungMinds will respond to your query within 3 working days.


MindEd is an online e-portal offering free, advice to help adults identify, understand and support children and young people with mental health issues. Although it's aimed at professionals, parents and carers may also find the information helpful.


XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet, and desktop and free at the point of use.

Heads Together

Heads together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by the Royal Foundation. 

PAPYRUS young suicide prevention society (children and young people under the age of 35, and anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide)  HOPELINE: 0800 068 4141 TEXT: 07786 209697


Online Safety Guidance for Parents


CEOP aims to keep children safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. The website includes a tool to report online sexual abuse and grooming.


Contains information about the key areas of online safety and includes relevant and up to date online safety news.


Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Parents and children can access age appropriate information as well as information on how to report issues online.

Internet Matters

Internet Matters works to help parents keep their children safe online by offering expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and using the internet safely and smartly.

Parent INFO

Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone and NCA-CEOP, providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations.


Features information on up to date issues in online safety and relevant help and support groups.

Net Aware

Gives parents guides and up to date information about specific social networking sites, apps and games. Parents can search a specific app, site or game and receive instant information about the risks it may pose.


Documents Date  
MLT E Safety Policy Final March 2019 26th Sep 2019 Download
Safeguarding Information Protocols and P... 16th Oct 2019 Download
Safeguarding Team 02nd Apr 2020 Download