OUR SAFEGUARDING CULTURE
We are committed to safeguarding all our children, staff and visitors.  All children have a right to be cared for and protected and protecting them is everyone's responsibility.  We follow the guidance found in Keeping Children Safe in Education
Our DSP's are:
Mr S Lloyd
Designated Senior Person
Mrs J Byford
Deputy Designated Senior Person
Miss J Harkness
Deputy Designated Senior Person

RECOGNISE          RESPOND          REFER

If you receive a disclosure, suspect or witness abuse...

If the child or adult is in immediate danger- Speak to a DSP immediately.  They will assess the situation and decide to call the police or refer to HCC Safeguarding Team.  You can also make referral yourself by calling 03001234043

If a child makes a disclosure to you...

- Listen to the child and write down everything that is said by you and to you.  DO NOT ask leading questions.

- Reassure the child but DO NOT promise to keep what they are saying a secret.

- Complete a record of concern using CPoms- make sure all relevant information is completed.

- Respect confidentiality.

Speak to a DSP who will follow our safeguarding policy for next steps

- Expect relevant feedback around your concern.

If you are concerned about a member of staff, speak to Mr Lloyd.  If this is not possible please contact our Chair of Governors and Safeguarding Link Governor- Jo Francis at jfrancis@saunceywood.herts.sch.uk

Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe.