"Success for All"

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Meet the Safeguarding Team

Rob Robson

Clare O'Toole

Emily Meek

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There’s a chance that your child may meet people online or visit websites that could lead them to adopting what you consider to be extreme

views, and becoming radicalised. Please follow the links below for advice to parents about radicalisation:


Mental Health Support




 T: 01404 549045 M: 07970 167341 E:

(This free Project, based in Axminster, is a peer support network that has been set up to support young people aged 12-24yrs with mental health issues, and their parents and carers).




  • Counsellors available online: Monday-Friday 12 noon till 10 pm

  • Weekends 6 pm till 10 pm


The online service: provides access to online advice, self-help tools and counselling

  • is available 365 days a year

  • provides interactive counselling until 10 pm every night


The face-to-face service: 

  • can be accessed on a self-referral basis by all students.

  • is available by contacting Young Devon

  • provides access to Young Devon’s trained counsellors

  • is available in safe settings across Devon


Other Safeguarding Support
Childline: 0800 1111

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Runaway 24/7 helpline: 116000

CEOP online reporting:

Women’s Aid and Refuge – 0808 2000

The Samaritans – 08457 90 90 90

The National Stalking Helpline – 0808 802 0300

Balloons (Bereavement Counselling) – 01392 826024

Drugs & Alcohol Support

FRANK – 0300 123 6600

Y Smart – Drug & Alcohol Services – 01271 388162

Police Non Emergency number - 101


Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

MASH is a partnership between Devon County Council children’s social care, education and youth services; Devon NHS health services; Devon and Cornwall Police; and the Probation Service working together to safeguard children and young people.

When a professional, family member or member of the public is concerned about a child or young person’s safety, they can contact MASH. They deal with all enquiries/referrals where there is a child protection concern.

If you have serious concerns about a child or young person, or if you need help parenting your child, you can call 0345 155 1071 or email:


Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass is a unique Police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse.

Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools before the start of the next school day when a child or young person has been involved or exposed to a domestic abuse incident the previous evening.

The information is given in strict confidence to a school’s Key Adult to enable support to be given dependent on the needs and wishes of the child.

Operation Encompass is a Trauma-Informed and Trauma Sensitive charity. We acknowledge and understand the impact of Domestic Abuse as an Adverse Childhood Experience(ACE).

Operation Encompass mitigates against the damaged caused by exposure to Domestic Abuse and other ACE’s