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In this school the designated lead for safeguarding is Mr P Hooton and the deputy lead is Mrs S Myers. The governor with the responsibility for safeguarding is Mrs Smith. If the school has any concerns about a child's welfare then a referral will be made to Sefton Children's Social Care. Anyone concerned about a child's welfare can make a referral using the link below.  

 

The government has updated the Working Together To Safeguard Children July 2018.

This Summer the government has also revised The Keeping Children Safe In Education 2019 guidance which will will come into effect from September 2.

 

This KCSIE guidance applies to all schools and is for:

  • headteachers, teachers and staff
  • governing bodies, proprietors and management committees

It sets out the legal duties schools must follow to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges.

All school staff have read part 1 of this guidance which includes updated information. 

The designated lead has read these documents and trained staff on the updated guidance. 

The Child Protection policy has been changed to reflect this guidance. (See below)

Mrs Smith has approved the document but it has not been ratified by governors as yet.

Other policies relating to safeguarding and child protection are being altered in the light of this guidance.

 

New Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Our Safeguarding Team

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