Denbigh School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

The School has a nominated Safeguarding Governor.

If you have any concerns about your child or another child who is at Denbigh School, please contact any of the following by telephone on 01908 505030:

  • Mr P Myers, Deputy Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Miss L Dale, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr Gannaway, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Click here to view the Denbigh Alliance Child Protection Policy.

If you wish to report a concern outside of school opening hours, or in the School holidays please contact: Milton Keynes Multi-Agency Support Hub (MASH) on 01908 253169

Access to Support

Kooth Website:

Kooth continue provide online mental health and wellbeing support to young people via any internet accessible device. Kooth provides an opportunity to interact in a supportive way with other young people as well as receive support from a qualified counsellor.
Samaritans: Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call).

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face
Mind Infoline Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday) or text 86463.

Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind works in partnership with around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.
Saneline Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm-10:30pm).

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.
The Mix Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call).
Email: Helpline email form. Crisis Support: Text 'THEMIX' to 85258.

The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access The Mix's support via phone, email, webchat, peer to peer and counselling services.
Rethink Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday).

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.
ChildLine Telephone: 0800 1111.

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small.
Elefriends Website:

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. Elefriends is run by Mind. If you're a carer needing support you can contact all of the above as well as Carers Direct and the Carers Trust, both of whom are able to provide support and advice on any issues affecting you.
SHOUT Website:
Text SHOUT to 85258 in the UK to text with a trained Crisis Volunteer
Text with someone who is trained and will provide active listening and collaborative problem-solving. Shout provides free, confidential support, 24/7 via text for anyone at crisis anytime, anywhere

Local Support

YiS Young People’s Mental Health Website:
Chat with YiS on Messenger
YiS, a local service, offering free and confidential counselling to young people aged 11 – 21 years. Young people or adults that support them can contact YiS to get informal support and advice from one of their trained professionals
Service Six call or text their helpline 07718 003 219 Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Facebook: Service Six@services123 or @ClaudiaSSix
Twitter: @ServiceSix1
Instagram: @servicesix
LinkedIn: Service Six

Service Six has been granted some additional funding from Milton Keynes Community Foundation, to provide online support to children and young people who want someone to talk to and guidance for parents on how they can support their children during this crisis period
Compass Telephone: 01908 250730.

The Compass Milton Keynes Young People’s Service provides targeted and specialist interventions for young people, aged up to 18, who are affected by their own or another person’s substance misuse.
Brook Telephone 0300 300 3030.

Provide sexual health information and services for young people.

Support for Parents

Young Minds Telephone:0808 802 5544 (Mon-Fri from 9:30-4pm)
Family Lives Telephone: 0808 800 2222.

Support to anyone parenting a child.




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Tel: (01908) 505030

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