The health, safety and well-being of every child are our paramount concern. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us.
We recognise that for children, high self-esteem, confidence, supportive friends and clear lines of communication with a trusted adult, helps prevent the chances of them being abused.
Practice safe recruitment by checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children
Raise awareness of child protection issues and equip children with the skills needed to keep them safe
Develop and implement procedures for identifying and reporting cases/suspected cases of abuse
Establish a safe environment in which children can learn and develop
Maintain an ethos where children feel secure, are encouraged to talk and are listened to
Ensure that children know that there are adults in the school who they can approach if they are worried or are in difficulty
Include PSHE activities and opportunities to equip children with the skills they need to stay safe from abuse
Support pupils who have been subject to abuse in accordance with the agreed child protection plan