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Designated Professional Safeguarding Lead

 

THE DESIGNATED PROFESSIONAL SAFEGUARDING LEAD (DSL) is a senior member of the school’s leadership team who is designated to take lead responsibility for dealing with safeguarding issues.

 

The role of the DSL for Child Protection is to take responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, provide advice and support to other staff, liaising with the local authority and working with other agencies to ensure all children at our school are safe.

 

The DSL's in school are:

Mrs Burgess - Head Teacher

Mrs Winter - Deputy Head

Mrs Marriott- SENCO and Foundation Lead

 

If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding children please see one of our DSL's immediately- you can ring school and speak to Mrs Kaur - It is important you explain when calling that the nature of your call is a serious safeguarding concern- but please don't disclose details to our office staff.

 

You can also contact  Children and Families Direct  on 0115 876 4800.

 

Our safeguarding governor is Karen Kilner.

 

Please follow the link below for further information on Nottingham City Safeguarding procedures and advice:

 

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/children-and-families/safeguarding-children/

 

 

Our Policies for safeguarding can be found via the link below:

 

http://www.henrywhipple.co.uk/statutory-policies/

 

 

Local Authority Designated Officer - Information from Nottingam City

Designated Person for Children in Care (CiC) or looked after children is:

 

Mrs Bridget Marriott SENCO DSL and Foundation Lead.

 

How do we keep children safe in school?

  • Weekly safeguarding meetings with E Safety and attendance standard discussion points
  • 3 DSL's in school whom are part of the Senior Leadership Team- these include our Headteacher, Deputy Head and SENCO.
  • Clear procedures for all staff and stakeholders to follow to report any concerns
  • A curriculum to educate all our children on risk management and safety- including E Safety, Drugs, alcohol and Sex & relationships.
  • Regular training from the local authority to ensure up to date knowledge of new initiatives and government documents.
  • Safe recruitment practices inline with  Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2016 (see document below)

 

Click on the E Safety Page Link above to access information about how we safeguard children in line with the Prevent Duty 2015, Preventing Radicalisation and Extremism. You can also find information and advice as a parent if you are concerned about your child or someone you know linked to radicalisation.

Prevent Policy December 2016

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