What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding can be defined by promoting the health, safety and welfare of all pupils
We invite all parents/carers and pupils to regularly check the Safeguarding tab on our website so they are aware of the different avenues of support available in helping to keep children safe.
Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr Bazen
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Ridley
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Miss Stanistreet
Safeguarding Governor - Mr Covill
Below you will find:
Our school policy for safeguarding and child protection:
- Safeguarding & CP Policy
2 term-time monitored email accounts that can be used to quickly notify the school of:
- email@example.com - safeguarding concerns
- firstname.lastname@example.org - incidents of bullying
All pupils have been informed that they should speak with their ‘go to’ person (i.e. their Form tutor) or a member of staff they trust if they have any concerns about the safety of themselves or a fellow pupil.
Useful links for pupils and parents:
- Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board
Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board is a statutory multi-agency board made up of representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Health Service, Probation Trust, Youth Offending Service, the Voluntary Sector and others.
- Brand New Support for Covid-19
- NSPCC (Keeping Children Safe)
Find out how you can keep children safe from abuse and other dangers, both online and in the physical world.
- NSPCC (Services for Children, Families and Professionals)
Working with children, young people and families who need help across the UK.
- Stop Hate UK
Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity. Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.
- Show Racism the Red Card
Show Racism the Red Card, the campaign that uses top footballers to educate against racism.
- Anti-Bullying Alliance
The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is a unique coalition of organisations and individuals, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.
- Bullying UK
Listening, supportive and non-judgemental.
Free online support for young people.
- Social media and keeping your child safe online
- COVID19' support tool for parents
A brand new support for COVID19' support tool for parents; the downloadable resources are supported by videos and advice and guidance that can be accessed via the support tools tab in the top right.
- Supporting Your Child's Health and Well-being
- 'County Lines' Guidance
A link to supporting mental health - especially useful for parents will be the TRIPLE P link
A helpful website with support around online safety for parents
- Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub
Courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Courses are no cost to you if you are 19+, have been a resident in UK/EU for 3+years, have less than 5 GCSEs grades A-C, in receipt of benefits, a service family or you may have other issues that joining a course could help you with.workwiltshire.co.uk
See, Hear, Respond is a service provided by Barnardo’s and a group of national and local community-based organisations in response to Covid-19.