At Seascape Primary School, we regard the safeguarding of children as our main priority. We believe that we all have the right to be happy, to be safe and to learn. We all have the responsibility to make this happen.
At Seascape Primary School our Child Protection Policy reflects current legislation, accepted best practice and complies with the government guidance: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019.
- Designated Safeguarding Leads – Miss Tara Duncombe and Mrs Emma Rowntree
- Safeguarding Governor Lead – Mrs Diane Howarth
At Seascape Primary we have a high-quality leadership and management that makes safeguarding a priority across all aspects of a school’s work
- We have robust vetting procedures in place for staff and other adults and high quality safeguarding induction.
- Rigorous safeguarding policies and procedures are in place, which are compliant with statutory requirements and updated regularly; in particular, clear and coherent child protection policies
- Child protection arrangements are accessible to everyone, so that pupils and families, as well as adults in the school, know who they can talk to if they are worried
- We have excellent communication systems with up-to-date information that can be accessed and shared by those who need it
- A high priority given to training in safeguarding, generally going beyond basic requirements, extending expertise widely and building internal capacity throughout the SLT and pastoral team
- Robust arrangements for site security, is understood and applied by staff and pupils
- Our curriculum is used to promote safeguarding, not least through teaching pupils how to stay safe, how to protect themselves from harm and how to take responsibility for their own and others’ safety
- The majority of pupils are courteous and take responsibility for their actions enabling everyone to feel secure and well-protected
- Rigorous monitoring of absence, with timely and appropriate follow-up, to ensure that pupils attend regularly
- Risk assessments are thorough and used to in promoting safety.
Keeping Children Safe in Education
- KCSIE & Child Protection Policy Sept 2021
- COVID19 School Safeguarding Policy (Addendum 20.03.2020)
- Low Level Concerns Policy (2021)
Child Protection Policy
You can view or download out Child Protection Policy which you can find in the School Policies section of our website.