Safeguarding and Online Safety
The safeguarding team is in charge of keeping children safe at home and at school. They are called Designated Safeguarding Leads.
Trust lead for safeguarding Ant Marsh
If you have any concerns you can contact the school on:
If you think that a child is in immediate danger you should call 999.
If you have concerns about the safeguarding of a pupil please contact Children's Single Point of Access (C-SPA)
- Phone: 0300 470 9100
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
- protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
- preventing harm to children's health or development
- ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
- taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
What is Child Protection?
Child Protection is part of Safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.
Staff Understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection
All staff must read and sign Part 1 of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 and all staff receive a minimum or one safeguarding and child protection training session annually.
Additionally, there is a rolling programme of professional development for child facing staff to address safeguarding themes throughout the academic year.