Safeguarding

 Keeping Children Safe in Education

Our schools follow the Derbyshire Local Authority Safeguarding Portfolio of policies and procedures (see Policies page). Please follow this link: https://schoolsnet.derbyshire.gov.uk/keeping-children-safe-in-education/derbyshire-safeguarding-children-board/s175-school-audit.aspx

Follow this link to contact the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board

The Designated Senior Person responsible for Child Protection and Safeguarding Lead is Mrs J Poyser, Head teacher, and, in her absence, Mrs E Blenkinsop (senior teacher) or Mrs H Marriott (class teacher).

Starting Point - is the single point of access and for making a referral for children and their families in Derbyshire.

All Derbyshire schools are part of the Stopping Domestic Abuse Together initiative which supports effective multi-agency work to protect children living in households where there is domestic abuse.

Key Documents:

Keeping Children Safe in Education (Sept2019)  

Keeping Children safe in Education Part 1 (Sept2019)

Working together to Safeguard Children (July2018)

DCC Safer Working Practices guidance - Derbyshire SchoolsNet

Guidance for safer working with children - Safer Recruitment Consortium Oct2015

Regulated Activity in relation to children (DfE)