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Designated Safeguarding Lead: Victoria Bowen (Headteacher)
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads: Kate Testo (Learning Mentor) & Rachel Peregrine (SENDco)
Nominated Governor responsible for Child Protection: Richard Dixon
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
Keeping Children Safe in Education - September 2016
Please click here to access the statutory guidance from the Department for Education. The guidance above affirms (page 6) that 'all staff members should be aware of systems within their school or college which support safeguarding and these should be explained to them as part of staff induction. All staff (including volunteers) have read this guidance ( at least Part 1) a register exists to determine this.
We recognise the benefits and opportunities which new technologies offer to teaching and learning. We encourage the use of technology in order to enhance skills and promote achievement. However, the accessible and global nature of the internet and variety of technologies available mean that we are also aware of potential risks and challenges associated with such use. To find out more please read our E-Safey page.
Mandatory Reporting of FGM - Procedural information
From 31 October 2015 it is mandatory for teachers, health and social workers to report to the police if they find, or are told, someone under 18 has undergone FGM. Please click here to obtain more information on the correct procedure to follow.