Your Safety and Wellbeing - for students

Safeguarding - who to speak to in school

If you are worried you can speak to any member of the school staff who will find the best person to help you.  Fernhill's Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mr Heard, the other trained Deputy DSLs are Mrs Bennett, Mrs Cameron and Miss O'Sullivan.  

Mrs Bennett's email is

For students - click below for other helpful numbers you can ring

Crisis Line 0300 303 1590

Childline Helpline 0800 1111

Young person safeguarding - numbers to call

Chat Health NHS Poster 

Student Support Workers

Each Year group has a Student Support Worker (SSW).  If you have a problem you are welcome to visit them.  The SSW for Year 7 is Mrs Perkins, Year 8 Miss Crewdson, Year 9 Mrs Charles, Year 10 Mrs Jerrom and Year 11 - see Miss O'Sullivan.  The SSWs are also first aiders.

 Mental Health and Emotional Troubles

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtimes you are welcome to go to the 'Serenity Space' in the library.  There are staff to talk to and there is a display with self-help information.  The websites below have general information to help students and parents.  Please do talk to any member of staff, the Student Support Workers or Mrs Bennett.


If you are concerned about E-Safety please talk to any member of the school staff who will find the best person to help you.  You can report general concerns about online safety via the CEOP website link below, these websites also give general information on E-Safety.  

E-Safety advice websites: