BOURNE END ACADEMY SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT 2023-24
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)
- Rachel Arthur (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Tara Latter (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Emma Lee (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Imogen Slade (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Daniel Medhurst (Additional Safeguarding Lead)
- Stuart Taylor (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.
SLT Attendance Lead: Jackie Carr
SLT Behaviour Lead: Rachel Arthur
Designated LAC/PLAC teacher: Sian Evans
Young Carers: Tara Latter
Preventing Radicalisation (SPOC): Kerri-Anne Leavy
Child on Child abuse: Kerri-Anne Leavy
Mental Health: Kerri-Anne Leavy
Online Safety: Kerri-Anne Leavy
Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI): Arifa Mohamed
FGM: Angela Rogerson
Modified Curriculum Plans: Kerri-Anne Leavy
Educational Visits Co-Ordinator (EVC): Rachel Arthur and Ben Peden
Academy SCR lead: Sophie Kayani
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