Safeguarding and Child Protection

The school considers safeguarding and child protection to be of the highest priority

You can view the school's policy and procedures in relation to safeguarding by clicking here.

If as a parent/carer you have any concerns about your child or their friends or another student at at the school you can use a number of methods to alert us.

SHARP (School Help Advice Reporting Page)

If you have a concern or you want to pass on information you can use the school's SHARP system to report it by clicking on the logo or link below.




The SHARP site allows you to retain anonymity, if preferred.  This is a CONFIDENTIAL way to stop a child from suffering potential harm.

Click here to go to our SHARP site

Click here to see general information about SHARP

The SAFEGUARDING TEAM

Parents/carers can always talk to any member of staff about their concern.  This may include your child's tutor, pastoral team leader or subject teacher.  They may not be able to help you themselves but will ensure that the right people are told so that the right help can be given.  Parents/carers can also contact a member of the safeguarding team direct - Miss Cox, Miss Castle, Mr Harvey, Mrs Foster or Mrs Allan.  Contact Reception on 01749 678799 and ask to speak to a member of the Safeguarding Team.

SAFEGUARDING GOVERNOR

Parents/carers can also contact our Safeguarding Governor, Mrs Bradley, via email:

 
  Child Protection Governor email link


COMPLAINTS

If your concern is about how the school is or is not doing something that you feel is making your child or another unsafe or unhappy, then you can always raise a complaint.

Click here if you have a concern that you feel would be best addressed via the school's complaints policy.

SAFEGUARDING - GENERAL ADVICE


Click on this national Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) link if you have a concern regarding use of the Internet.
You can also visit the CEOP Thinkuknow website here

To further help keep your children safe online you may be interested in the new browser features available from CEOP.


The following other public and charity services are available :-

Please find here a list of phone numbers and websites you may find useful if you need assistance with a specific issue.
Please find here an information leaflet regarding 'Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation'

Please be aware that when you receive an SMS message from the school it will show as being from 'Blue School' or from telephone number 07860 055696.