Safeguarding and Welfare of our Pupils

This school believes that it is always unacceptable for a child to experience abuse of any kind. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children.
Our aim is to work together to safeguard children by:

  • protecting children from maltreatment;
  • preventing impairment of children’s health or development;
  • ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care;
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

We will provide staff and volunteers with guidance to follow when they suspect a child may be experiencing abuse or is at risk of harm. We will work co-operatively with other agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents/carers first – unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.

Optimized-saraThe Designated Safeguarding Lead for child protection is Mrs S Bream (Deputy Headteacher) – Pictured left.
The Deputy Designated Persons for child protection are Mrs Wilcock (Headteacher), Mrs Lyons (Assistant Head), Mrs Bladen (Business Manager) and Mrs S Guest (Teacher)

The Governor with responsibility for child protection is Mrs Rachel Barrell.

We will review our policy and procedures on an annual basis.

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