Safeguarding

 

Safeguarding contacts

Headteacher: Louise White - Designated Lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Head: Ann Nash- Additional Lead

Safeguarding Governor: Katy Jamieson

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If you have a concern about a child please contact Mrs Louise White or Miss Ann Nash via the School Office on 01844 237710 or alternatively if out of school hours, weekends or holidays click on the button above.

 

Safeguarding Statement for parents

At this school, the health, safety and well-being of every child are our paramount concern. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is for children to enjoy their time as pupils in this school. We want to work in partnership with you to help your child achieve their full potential and make a positive contribution.

To promote a safe environment for pupils, our selection and recruitment policy includes all checks on staff and regular volunteers’ suitability, including Criminal Records Bureau checks, as recommended by Buckinghamshire County Council in accordance with current legislation.

In accordance with our responsibilities under section 175/157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education“ Sept 2016, we have a Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection, Louise White, who is a member of the senior management team, and has received appropriate training for this role.  It is their responsibility to ensure that all staff in contact with children receive child protection awareness training on a regular basis.

Occasions do arise when our concern about a child  mean  we have to consult other agencies.  Whilst we would always aim to work in partnership with parents there may be exceptions to this when concerns are raised for the protection of a child.

On very rare occasions Social Care, whilst undertaking an investigation under s47 of the Children Act 1989, may want to speak to a child without a parents’ knowledge.   This would be a decision made in collaboration with partner agencies and would only be done in situations where a child might be at immediate risk.  To gain consent at this point may increase the level of risk to the child or cause evidence of a crime to be lost.

The procedures, which we follow, have been laid down by the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board, and the school has adopted a Child Protection Policy in line with this for the safety of all. If you want to know more about our procedures, please speak to the Headteacher, Mrs White or your child’s class teacher: the Policy can be found at/on the Brill School website.

 

Child protection policies

Child protection policy

FGM policy

Management of records policy

Child protection leaflets

Volunteers leaflet 2016

Please find below useful links to keep your child safe online.

Keeping children safe online

Online safety keep your child safe checklist

Online safety primary school children checklist

KidSmart-This page is a website designed for parents to help keep their children safe online

Activities for 5 and 6 year olds to promote keeping safe online

Activities and tips for children to keep safe online 6 and 7 Year olds

Activities and tips for 8 - 10 year old on keeping safe on the internet

Internet Safety

Safe! A website to support young people (8-18 year olds) affected by crime

 

Water Safety

Information about water safety