Safeguarding

Kerry Braithewaite - Safeguarding Champion


Please click here to view our complete Safeguarding Policy

The happiness and care of our pupils is of paramount importance. We want every pupil to feel at home in their school; to know they are somewhere with people who care about them and are eager for them to learn.

We provide the very best pastoral care for pupils and teachers take the time to get to know each child so that they can provide them with the personalised support and care they need and deserve.

Our Designated Child Protection Officers are:

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead:
    Michelle Kelly

  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:

  • Faye Bettison , Tina Haigh , Jill Holt , Lisa Hague, Kerry Barithewaite

Cause for Concern

Teachers are asked to report any causes for concern to the School Safeguarding Officer(s) using a written proforma. Any concerns will be shared with parents as early as possible, as more often than not there are extremely reasonable explanations for the concern. Concerns may range from children being visibly upset, persistent lateness to children ‘disclosing’ concerns.

Attendance

All lateness and absences are recorded by the School Administrative Assistants, Mrs Snowball. Reasons will be sought for all absence or lateness. Attendance is monitored through these systems and referrals to the Safeguarding Team can be made. Parents will always be informed of concerns around attendance at the earliest point. If attendance concerns continues, the school will refer to the Attendance Officer.

A child may be at risk of harm if they do not attend school regularly or are consistently late.  Safeguarding and child protection will be considered in all instances.

Internet Safety

It is very important that everyone stays safe whilst online. The internet is a great place to learn and communicate with other people. If you have any concerns about anything online please speak to a relative or teacher.

Useful Links

https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceop-reporting/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

https://www.childline.org.uk/

E-Safety - Keeping Safe Online

ThinkUKnow
Specialist site for children aged 5 to 7 dealing with Internet and computer safety. 

Child Friendly Search Engines

Bullying UK 

ChildLine UK 

Anti-Bullying Alliance

Parentline Plus

Domestic Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Female Genital Mutilation

Neglect

Online Abuse 

Prevent Strategy 

Sexual Abuse 

What to do if you are concerned a child is suffering from abuse

CEOP

Childline

NSPCC

THINK U KNOW

Online Safety is important, please report any concerns below:
 

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