At Southglade Primary and Nursery School the governors and staff fully recognise the contribution the school makes to safeguarding children. We recognise that the safety and protection of all pupils is of paramount importance and that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in providing early help protecting pupils from harm. We believe that the school should provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment which promotes all pupils’ social, physical, emotional and moral development. In delivering this ambition we will adhere to the principles set out in Nottingham’s Family Support Strategy and NCSCB Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance.
Ultimately, effective safeguarding of children can only be achieved by putting children at the centre of the system, and by every individual and agency playing their full part, working together to meet the needs of our most vulnerable children, in line with the School's Safeguarding policy, Working Together to Safeguard Children September 2016 and Keeping Children Safe in Education July 2015.
Our Safeguarding statements:
We cannot promise children that we will keep secrets.
It is all of our responsibility to keep our children safe.
We must all follow the safeguarding policy.
Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs):
Mrs Alison Thomas (Acting Head Teacher)
Mrs Angela Main (Business manager)
Mrs Dianne Finnie (Family Support Worker)
Mrs Kay Barron (Acting Assistant head teacher and EYFS lead)
Mr Kevin Pegram (Acting Deputy head teacher)
Named Person for Looked after children:
Mrs Lisa Hyland (Deputy head teacher and SENCo)
Named Governor for Safeguarding and Looked after children:
Mrs Anna Stapleton
Keeping Children Safe
At Southglade Primary and Nursery School we take our joint responsibility with parents to keep our children safe very seriously.
As a result, we have produced this part of the website, that has videos and links that will help children learn and remind themselves about how to stay safe, plus give useful links to parents about how they can they support their children.
Pantosaurus from the NSPCC
The NSPCC have produced this guide for parents on simple conversations to keep your child safe.
There is also this guide that has been produced to help parents and carers in knowing how to keep their child safe online.
In addition to this, the following letter was sent out in February 2017 from Councillor Mellen, with a leaflet attached which gives advice to parents/carers on how to discuss E-Safety with their children.