Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies

The safeguarding of our children and local community is central to the organisation of our school. 

There is substantial guidance and legislation relating to the safeguarding of our children and our schools's policies and procedures are written ensuring these are adhered to.

The statutory guidance and legislation are:

DfE guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education

Primary Legislation - Education Act 2002

Primary Legislation - Children and Families Act 2014

Primary Legislation - Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Primary Legislation - Equality Act 2010

Primary Legislation - Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Primary Legislation - Children Act 1989

Primary Legislation - Children Act 2004

DfE guidance - Disqualification Under the Childcare Act 2006

DfE guidance - Working Together to Safeguard Children

Primary Legislation - Sexual Offences Act 2003

Secondary legislation - The Education (Health Standards) England Regulations 2003

Primary Legislation - Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

DfE guidance - Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment between Children in Schools and Colleges

DfE guidance - The Prevent Duty

DfE guidance - Child Sexual Exploitation

Primary Legislation - Data Protection Act 2018

Primary Legislation - Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019

Other - Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation

DfE guidance - Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation

Below you will find links to our school's personalised safeguarding policies and procedures.