BOURNE END ACADEMY SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT 2021-22
Safeguarding legislation and government guidance says that safeguarding means:
- Protecting children from maltreatment
- Preventing impairment of children’s health or development
- Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
- Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes
Safeguarding includes child protection, health care plans, health and safety, site security, safety on school trips, anti-bullying work and so much more.
Bourne End Academy Child Protection Team consists of:
- Kerri-Anne Leavy (Deputy Headteacher – Designated Safeguarding Lead)
- Angela Rogerson (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)
- Jessica Walker (Additional Designated Safeguarding Lead)
- Laura Kay (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Charlotte Hughes (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Louise Cowley (Headteacher)
All staff receive annual Child Protection and Safeguarding update training and are aware of the procedures for passing on concerns within school. If any members of the school or local community have concerns about the welfare of a child in the school, please pass them on to the School Child Protection Team.
The following safeguarding documents outline the protocols and Safeguarding processes followed at the Academy:
The NSPCC Share Aware campaign has useful facts and advice for parents and carers.
Think U Know is a set of resources developed by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.
How to set online privacy settings on social media sites:
Further safeguarding information from the Government.
You can report an incident or seek advice using the following links.
Information on Child Sexual Exploitation