Safeguarding: information for parents

Introduction

  • Our school recognises our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils. We will endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We will be alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and will follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.
  • We have put together this booklet to give you some information about how we meet our safeguarding and child protection responsibilities. We have also included some tips to help you to keep your child safe.
  • Our designated people for safeguarding pupils are: Mr A Greenhalgh and Mrs C Whiteley.
  • If you have any questions about this booklet, or our safeguarding pupils policy please contact any of the above.

 

We help to keep pupils safe by:

  • having an up to date safeguarding pupils policy
  • having other safeguarding policies, such as anti-bullying and internet safety
  • checking the suitability of all our staff to work with children
  • encouraging pupils to tell us if something is wrong
  • adhering to health and safety regulations
  • training all our staff to recognise and respond to child welfare concerns
  • appointing designated people who has additional training in child protection
  • working in partnership with parents and carers
  • sharing information with appropriate agencies if we have concerns
  • managing and supporting our staff team

IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SAFETY OR WELFARE OF YOUR CHILD, OR A
CHILD YOU KNOW, YOU SHOULD ACT WITHOUT DELAY.

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