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Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Useful Links and Information

Barnado’s have set up the 'See, Hear, Respond Partnership'.   This is a new service funded by the Department for Education.  It has been put in place to give young people and families early intervention before these children reach the threshold for statutory intervention.

They’ll get help with either their online support hub, online counselling and therapy, face-to-face support,  and supporting people reintegrate back into school.  Here is the link to the web page which you can also refer from so makes process really easy -


Parent Talk – Support for parents.

Parent Talk is a free and confidential live chat with a parenting coach hosted by Action for Children. They run Monday-Friday (including school holidays) and are available in the evenings on Monday and Thursday.

They can support parents with topics including,

  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Behaviour
  • Sleep
  • Nutrition and Healthy eating
  • Education
  • Parenting & relationships
  • Additional needs & disabilities

Please click here to access this support 



Government guidance for parents - online harms

The government has produced a useful webpage listing sources of advice and support for keeping their children safe. The guide includes information about:

  • Protect children from domestic abuse
  • Teenage relationship abuse
  • Child sexual abuse and exploitation
  • Sexual assault referral centres
  • Crime, Criminal Exploitation and County Lines, violence and gangs
  • Protect children from radicalisation
  • Prevent
  • Online child safety
  • Mental health

You can find the information here:

New DfE guidance published on keeping children safe from abuse and harm.  This guidance brings together sources of information about the main risks children may be vulnerable to during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and signposts you to help and support available.