Child Protection

Swallownest Primary School fully recognises its responsibilities in relation to child protection and the safeguarding of children in education. Our policy applies to all staff, governors and volunteers working in the school.  There are five main elements to our policy:

• Ensuring we practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children
• Raising awareness of child protection issues and equipping children with the skills needed to keep them safe
• Developing and then implementing procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of abuse
• Supporting pupils who have been abused in accordance with his/her agreed child protection plan
• Establishing a safe environment in which children can learn and develop

For full policy please click on the following link. Child Protection Policy October 2013

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