At Stokeinteignhead Primary, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Staff work hard to maintain an environment where children can feel safe and secure. The curriculum is designed to ensure opportunities for children to develop the skills they need to recognise and stay safe from abuse including whilst accessing the internet. Children know that they can approach any of the adults in school if they are worried and that they will receive a consistent supportive response.
In recognising our responsibilities for Safeguarding and Child Protection, as a school we:
• Have clear staff recruitment and selection procedures, ensuring that all staff (including volunteers) who have
unsupervised access to children, have been appropriately checked for their suitability through the DBS
• Aim to raise awareness of child protection issues and equip children with the skills needed to keep them safe.
• Develop and implement procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases of abuse.
• Support children who have been abused in accordance with his/her Child Protection Plan.
• Establish a safe and nurturing environment free from discrimination or bullying where children can learn and
Important guidance and information on our procedures for parents, visitors and volunteers can be found in the leaflet below. Copies are also available from the office.
Link to our Safeguarding Policy
Information for Volunteers and Visitors