How to use Concern

Sometimes you just need to let someone know there’s something you are concerned about. We won’t panic and go crazy, we check if it’s an issue and then find the right person to help. Select the level of your concern from the faces above, fill in the details and let us know.

Is that OK?

 

Concerns:

There are some interesting things happening here

Example:

You think a group of students are taking other students personal belongings without permission, maybe you see students misusing school resources or it could be that students are using their iPads inappropriately.

Solutions:

This level of concern is about raising our awareness and we’ll keep an eye out for you. We probably won’t need to contact you but we will monitor your concern.

Submit concern

That’s not cool

 

Concerns:

I am currently worried for the welfare/safety of either a fellow student, a staff member or myself.

Example:

You have witnessed a student being excluded from a group or game.

Solutions:

We will verify that the incident has occurred and then decide what to do.

Submit concern

Something is wrong

 

Concerns:

I'm fairly sure HELP is needed. This needs to be dealt with swiftly.

Example:

You have heard that a fight may occur during Break 2 at Grenville Oval tomorrow.

Solutions:

We will verify the incident. We will actively follow up with all persons involved. You may be required to speak with us but we will do everything possible to keep your concern anonymous.

Submit concern

Help now!

 

Concerns:

It concerns you that you are aware of something illegal or a serious and immediate threat of danger is imminent.

Example:

A friend in your Year 9 class has been sexting with an adult, you haven’t seen the pics but they’ve told you they’re planning on meeting up with them tonight.

Solutions:

Please speak to your parents, a trusted adult, Emergency Helpline 000 or use a support line like kidshelpline 1800 55 1800 before contacting us. If you have exhausted all possibilities and would like to bring this to the attention of a trusted member of our Community Team, before pressing submit clearly state whom you have contacted.

Submit concern