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Safeguarding at St Andrew's:

Safeguarding concerns are a priority matter within school and all staff have received appropriate Safeguarding training.

Designated persons for safeguarding are:

  • Amanda Williams (Head Teacher)
  • Ian Snelling (Deputy Head Teacher)

There are two Governors with overall responsibility for safeguarding issues, such as safer recruitment. They also ensure the school carries out its safeguarding duties:

  • Pam Clarke (Chair of Support and Pastoral Committee)
  • John Summerfield (Chair of Governors)

If a parent/carer has a safeguarding concern, including PREVENT concerns, they should contact one of the designated persons as listed above.

Please refer to the policy pages for the Safeguarding policy.

PREVENT Statement

St Andrew’s C of E Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. As a school we recognise that safeguarding against radicalisation is no different from safeguarding against any other vulnerability. All staff have completed their PREVENT training.

All staff and visitors are expected to uphold and promote the fundamental principles of British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. In formulating this statement the school have taken account of the guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) who have called for all public bodies to make explicit their preventative measures to minimise the threat of extremism in their setting.

PREVENT Responsibilities

Safeguarding lead:

  • Amanda Williams(Head Teacher)
  • Ian Snelling (Deputy Head Teacher)

Governor lead:

  • Pam Clarke

Curriculum lead:

  • Helen Reynolds and Amanda Williams (PSHE Coordinators)

Checking visitors to the school:

  • Julia Benford (Admin Assistant)

Responsibility for ensuring commissioned services are complying with the Prevent Duty:

  • Amanda Williams (Head Teacher)

Responsibility for record keeping to demonstrate compliance with the Prevent Duty:

  • Amanda Williams (Head Teacher)
  • Ian Snelling (Deputy Head Teacher)

 

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