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Helpful Websites

 

All parents and carers looking after children have things that worry us and we can’t know every answer to everything for us or our children, so here are some links we thought maybe of help. At Athena school we do have staff who are able to support you, please see the Child and Family officer page on the website too.

 

Parent/carers useful links:

Drug and alcohol:

www.talktofrank.com

For advice and support about internet safety: www.ceop.police.uk

https://www.addaction.org.uk/h...

 

Domestic Abuse services and support:

For support or advice regarding Domestic Abuse please see the following link, although it is the site for Police it has lots of useful information and other support services who can help: https://www.lincs.police.uk/re...

Also WLDAS – who are West Lindsey Domestic abuse services they cover the whole of Lincolnshire but they can also signpost you to other services:

01522 510041 Email: info@wldas.org.uk www.wldas.org.uk

 

Self-harm:

If you are worried about your child and self-harming and don’t know how to talk to them, here is a free online course to support you:  www.safeguardingchildrenea.co....

The NHS website to signpost you to support services and offer helpful advice: NHS Choices: https://www.nhs.uk/pages/home....

Your local GP surgery.

If you need urgent medical help contact your local A&E or call 999.

 

Support for parents with parenting and education:

For adult learning www.bbc.co.uk     

support and top tips for parents wanting to help their child positively with their learning: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/par...

For positive parenting advice and tips: http://www.parents.com/parenti...

To support parents, carers and children who are trauma experienced www.innerworldwork.co.uk

 

 

General support and advice:

The most up to date sign posting for support or useful support groups/services in Lincolnshire, the family directory:   https://www.facebook.com/Linco...

For any general information on family services/benefit advice/housing and services in your area. https://www.gov.uk/

 

 

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Science Week 2018

The students at Athena school have thoroughly enjoyed Science week this year. Monday began with the library taped off as a crime-scene; a mess had been made and clues had been left behind. It was down to the students to discover who had committed the crime – the theft of Mr Smallcombe’s precious Star Wars toys.