How to use Concern

Sometimes you just need to let someone know there’s something you are concerned about. We won’t panic and go crazy, we check if it’s an issue and then find the right person to help. Select the level of your concern from the faces above, fill in the details and let us know.

Is that OK?

 

Concerns:

There are things happening you are unsure about

Example:

You think some boys are sharing around a video taken on the bus
or
A student often seems to be by themselves at break times

Solutions:

This level of concern is about raising our awareness and we’ll keep an eye out to see if anything is going on we need to know about.

** Please list your year group next to your name below **

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That’s not cool

 

Concerns:

You’ve seen it and you want it to stop. You don’t feel comfortable confronting the persons involved

Example:

Two students have the password to another students account and are taking control of her email remotely
or
I saw some students playing roughly with another student but am not sure if that student was enjoying it

Solutions:

We will verify that the incident has occurred, check the level of damage and then decide what to do

** Please list your year group next to your name below **

Submit concern

Something is wrong

 

Concerns:

Don’t really know how bad it is but pretty sure help is needed, you’re afraid someone might get hurt

Example:

You’ve heard a girl in your class was on Snapchat and sent an inappropriate photo to another student and the pic is being shared around

Solutions:

We would start to actively monitor the situation, verify the incident and if needed speak to the persons of concern. We will do everything we can to keep your concern anonymous

** Please list your year group next to your name below **

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It’s really bad

 

Concerns:

Illegal? … maybe? Needs to be dealt with swiftly, it’s only going to get worse until something is done

Example:

A video has shown up on YouTube of a student being bullied by other students
or
A student might be bringing drugs into the College

Solutions:

We will verify and confirm the incident. Then we will provide support for the persons of concern. Actively following up with all persons involved in the incident.
You may be required to speak with us but we will still do everything we can to keep your concern anonymous.

** Please list your year group next to your name below **

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Help now!

 

Concerns:

Urgent, you need Help Now! It’s time sensitive and you need help figuring out what to do next.

Example:

A student tells you that they are going to harm themselves.
or
A friend in your class has been messaging with an adult, and they’ve told you they’re planning on meeting up with them tonight.

Solutions:

It concerns something illegal or a serious and immediate threat of danger. An sms will be sent alerting us and we will directly contact you and possibly the persons of concern, to try and help.

** Please list your year group next to your name below **

Submit concern