Abbeywood Community School

Safeguarding concerns

In the event of any school closure in the future, if you have a safeguarding concern please contact the Safeguarding Lead, Karen Harding or the Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Nicky Lopeman on or as we will be checking emails daily.  If this is an urgent safeguarding concern, please contact:

Access and  Response Team – 01454 86 6000 (during working hours) (South Gloucestershire)

First Response – 0117 9036444 (during working hours) (Bristol)

Emergency duty team – 01454 615165 (out of hours) (Bristol or South Gloucestershire)

Other useful contacts are:

Police – 101 for non-urgent issues & 999 if urgent and an immediate response is needed

Domestic Abuse Concerns - Next Link South Glos domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday and 9:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday 0800 4700 280

Mental health support - CAMHS (if young person is currently under CAMHS) – 01454 862431 or if you are concerned that you are not able to keep your child safe or they are not able to keep themselves safe then take them to the Accident & Emergency department at Bristol Children’s hospital or call for an ambulance.

Food banks links for families living in South Glos

Food banks links for families living in Bristol

Parents worried about exploitation - or for confidential help and advice, call Pace on 0113 240 5226

CHILDLINE – 0800 1111 or visit their website

Samaritans – 116 123

Mental health apps approved by NHS -