Parent Info

Ofsted

Brent would like us to advise all parents/carers of SEND children that the borough will be having a joint Ofsted / Care Quality Commission (CQC) re-visit further to the SEND Inspection in May 2017. The revisit will take place between Monday 13th May – Wednesday 15th May 2019.

Brent has asked us make parents aware of 2 important items

1) open parents meeting on 13th May 2019 at Barham School 5.30 – 7.00pm

2) online survey which goes live on Friday 3rd May 2019 until Friday 10th May 2019.

If you have a safeguarding concern you wish to raise you can do so via our confidential
email: safeguarding@ashleycollege.brent.sch.uk

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Online Safety

Supporting young people online - Information and advice for parents and carers.

Health

Please follow link healthmatters.clch.nhs.uk to find out information about the health visiting and school nursing services delivered by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust in your area

Ashley College has felt like home, a proper place of care and safety…Your commitment to my son has helped to restore the faith I had lost in the education system.
Parent (July 2017)

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Brent have launched a new website which enables young people aged 11-19 to connect with activities, opportunities, services and much more!
Elefriends is a supportive online com-munity where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle some-times, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you're feeling good right now, or really low, it's a safe place to share experiences and listen to others.
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. We work to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. We campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.
When you're ready, we’re there to listen. You don’t have to give your real name or any personal information if you don’t want to. The quickest way to contact us and get a response is by phone on 116 123, this number is FREE to call.

If you think a child is in immediate danger

Don't delay – call the police on 999 or call NSPCC Helpline on 0808 800 5000, straight away.

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are there to help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to them via online, social or our free, confidential helpline.
The Brent Outreach Autism Team (BOAT) is based at the Brent Civic Centre.

The service supports all children and young people with a diagnosis of autism who attend Brent mainstream schools and educational settings. The service is primarily school based with some advice    and support offered to families.

For activities over the holidays and other useful links please see website

You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small.

Call us free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online.     https://www.childline.org.uk/

However you choose to contact us, you're in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.

We are a non-for-profit organisation that has a simple purpose – to empower parents and carers to keep children safe in the digital world. Learn more about why we do, what we do.

See our free e-Safety leaflets and resources available to download and share with other parents or colleagues here

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?

Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is a children’s mental health charity with over 60 years’ experience of caring for young minds. Our vision is a world in which children and their families are effectively supported to build on their own strengths to achieve their goals in life.
Anna Freud Centre has launched a series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems. The series, Child in Mind, is presented by BBC Radio 4 presenter Claudia Hammond. In each 20-minute episode, she discusses an important issue in child and family mental health with an expert and a young person or parent