Safeguarding in School | Tilery Primary

Safeguarding in School

 

‘Keeping children safe is your business, our business, it’s everyone’s business.’

Governors and staff are committed within Tilery Primary School to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care through all our policies, procedures and practices. We expect all our pupils’ parents and visitors to share this commitment and understanding.

Our designated child protection teacher is our Headteacher, Mr J P Repton

 

SAFEGUARDING COMMITTEE REMIT

• to monitor and evaluate issues relating to Safeguarding including appropriate priorities within the School Evaluation Development Plan;
• to agree, monitor, review and evaluate all relevant policies, strategies and procedures;
• to consider whole school issues relating to child protection, behaviour and achievement.

 

SAFEGUARDING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Laura Provett – Safeguarding Governor

•John Repton – Heateacher

•Christine Pratt – Chair of Committee

• Liz  Miller

•Gill Mellor

•Karen Middleton

•Paul O’Connor

 

ROLE OF THE DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD

At Tilery Primary School we have appointed the following Deputy Designated Leads, Linda Johnson, Gill Mellor and Christine Pratt, who are part of the Pastoral Support Team. These individuals are trained to the same standard as the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Whilst the activities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead can be delegated to appropriately trained deputies the ultimate LEAD RESPONSIBILITY for child protection will not be delegated and remains with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

 

PREVENT

Prevent is a government strategy the objectives being to respond to the ideological challenge of terrorism and the threat from these who promote it; to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism and ensure they are given appropriate advice and support; to work with sectors and institutions where there are risks of radicalisation that we need to address.