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Plympton Academy

Safeguarding, WELLbeing and MENTAL HEALTH






Updated: 2nd May 2023

Is your child or the child you are caring for experiencing anxiety, worry or stress? 

Are they experiencing psychological or emotional distress?

Do you need to talk to someone who can offer support and advice? 

This service is open to Children, Young People, Parents, Carers and Professionals

The Urgent Mental Health Support Telephone line is open now 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01752 435122 for advice and support.

Useful resources-

  • Young Minds: "the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health"

  • The Zone "Offer a wide range of information, advice and support services for 13-25 year olds in Plymouth and the surrounding area"

  • "Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people"

  • email address can be used should parents need to contact the Academy with any non-urgent safeguarding questions

  • The education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

  •, a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

  • Keeping safe email address should be used should parents or students need to contact the Academy to report a bullying concern

    For any safeguarding concerns that require a prompt response, please contact:

  • Gateway on 01752 668000 (young people resident in Plymouth)
  • MASH on 0345 155 1071 (young people resident in Devon)
  • MARU on 0300 123 1116 (young people resident in Cornwall)


All urgent safeguarding concerns should be reported to the Police on 999.