The statutory guidance from the DFE issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 states that all schools and colleges must have a clear and transparent safeguarding process.
Senior teachers and those directly involved in the Pastoral System are trained in Safeguarding to the required level. In addition, all staff receive regular safeguarding training and updates.
The key people with regards to this aspect of the school are:
J Calloway, Assistant Headteacher - Designated Safeguarding Lead
R Smith - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer
H Scriven -Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer
S Turnbull - Deputy Headteacher
E Mack - Associate Senior Leader
Child Protection Policy
Support and Guidance for Parents
E - Safety - Parent Zone - This online information site offers free parental resources on a range of topics. It includes online advice regarding live-streaming safety, how to protect your children from grooming on games such as Fortnite or Yubo and how to help your child manage their screen time.
E - Safety - Thinkuknow - The National Crime Agency Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (NCA-CEOP) have developed a programme called Thinkuknow. It offers up to date, expert advice for children and their adults across a range of issues such as how to live stream safely and ways to monitor your child’s digital security.
E - Safety - Safe Schools & Communities - The Safe Schools & Communities Team (SSCT) is a partnership between Dorset Police and the Dorset Combined Youth Offending Service, with a remit to prevent and reduce anti-social behaviour, crime and wrong-doing amongst children and young people, and help keep them safe in a digital world.