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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

IF WE HAVE A SAFEGUARDING CONCERN, WE HAVE A DUTY TO INFORM THE APPROPRIATE SAFEGUARDING INDIVIDUALS OR AGENCIES.

e.g. Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Family Service, Social Services

Safeguarding Children

Pupils, staff and Governors of St. Peter's C of E Primary School believe that effectively safeguarding children is essential. We want to keep all children safe from harm and ensure that their well-being and welfare, is a priority throughout the school day and life.

 

Please also see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy available in the policy section of the website and remember if you do have any concerns, please do come and talk to us. Yvonne Reeson is the Senior Designated Person for Safeguarding and Bettina Houghton is the Deputy.

Training

 

All staff including teachers, teaching assistants, admin and midday supervisors completed their annual 'Safeguarding' and 'Understanding Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Duty' CPD on 22nd January 2018.

All course participation certificates are kept in the school Safeguarding file.

PREVENT DUTY

St. Peter’s C of E Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. As a school we recognise that safeguarding against radicalisation is no different from safeguarding against any other vulnerability.

All staff are expected to uphold and promote the fundamental principles of British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

On 1st July 2015 the Prevent duty (section 26) of The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 came into force. This duty places the responsibility on local authorities to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

As part of St. Peter's C of E School’s commitment to safeguarding and child protection, we fully support the government's Prevent Strategy.

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