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Safeguarding

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School

Safeguarding statement

 

Learning for life, loving God

Ourselves and others.

Valuing all of His creation

                                                                               Enabling us to do our best

 

At St Margaret’s our aim is to ensure the safety and well being of all our pupils and staff and to follow laws and guidelines for the protection of children and adults. We value all those with whom we come into contact and aim to treat all people with respect and care.

 

We have created this policy statement with due regard to: Keeping children safe in Education (April 2014) and the most recent guidance, Common law duty of confidence, Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 1998, Children Act 2004, Freedom of Information Act 2000, The Caldicott Standards,

 

Safe guarding outcomes for children are:

Children and young people are safe

effective services in taking reasonable steps to ensure that young people are safe

 

Safeguarding is not just protecting children from deliberate harm, it includes:

 

 

  • Health and safety
  • Bullying
  • Racist abuse
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Prevention of radicalisation
  • Use of physical intervention
  • Meeting needs of pupils with medical conditions
  • Providing first aid
  • Drug and substance misuse
  • Educational visits
  • Intimate care
  • Internet safety
  • School security
  • Attendance
  • Child self help to keep them selves safe
  • rigour of governing body procedures to ensure health, safety and well being of all staff and pupils in school
  • The effectiveness of school’s work with agencies to ensure health and well being
  • Risk assessments to manage or eliminate risks
  • Extended school procedures and provision
  • Severe Weather

 

 

September 2016

Please see our Safeguarding Policy below.

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