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Safeguarding during closures

The school’s Safeguarding Team will continue to monitor the welfare of our students and will do so in the event of them having to isolate or during any potential closure in the future. 

If you have a safeguarding concern to report during the period of school closure, please contact us via School Enquiries  -

If you have an urgent concern about a young person, please contact Bexley Children’s Services directly on 0208 303 7777 or Greenwich Children’s Services on 020 8921 3172.

Should students require support for safeguarding or child protection issues during the school closure there are a number of sources of support:

Bexley Children's Services - 020 3045 5440.

Greenwich Children's Services - 020 8921 3172 - a free online counselling and emotional well-being support service for young people aged 11-19 in Bexley

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000 Contact professional counsellors for help, advice and support

Childline: 0800 1111 - Free, confidential advice and support for children and young people - A free, anonymous, online mental health and wellbeing support service, available to all those aged 26 and over in the region

In the event that you are unable to gain advice and support from any of these sources and are concerned about a child's safety contact the emergency services.

Useful links:

Bexley Grammar School Safeguarding Update January 2021

Useful Resources and Advice for Parents and Carers

Student Participation Agreement and Parent Carer Support Document

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy with Covid 19 Addendum

Mental Health and Wellbeing Support - online support

We would like to make you all aware of a service called Kooth. is a confidential support service for all young people in South East London. It is a safe means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support.  

Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every single day of the year. Outside counselling hours’ you can message our team and get support by the next day.

When you register with Kooth you will have support available now and in the future. Join the Kooth community and you can also read and post articles, forums and discussion boards too.

To find out more visit . Registration only takes a few minutes.

Here’s a short video that explains more: