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Contacts during the school holidays

The following information may be helpful to parents who need to contact the school during the summer break:

Please note that staff are not expected to check their email inbox regularly during the school holidays. The new school term begins for staff on 1st September. There are a small number of administrative staff on site throughout the break; for urgent administrative enquiries please contact the school office on 020 7476 4700.

The school’s safeguarding line (020 7476 4700 option 5) is monitored on a periodic basis throughout the holidays, rather than on a daily basis as is the case when the school is in session. Should you have a safeguarding concern during the holidays, the following emergency support services may be helpful to you: 

  • Call 999 for any life-threatening emergencies.  
  • The NHS Newham crisis line number is: 0800 073 0066  and is open 24/7/365, providing support to people of all ages living in Newham who experience a mental health crisis. 

  Other helpful support lines:   

  • Samaritans - Free phone 116 123   
  • Textline - text SHOUT to 85258   
  • Childline (to age 18) - 0800 1111.   

 Support websites for help with mental health, dealing with bullying, or supporting a friend:  

  For help regarding sexual assault:   

  For help regarding online content or behaviour, including cyber-bullying:   

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