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Bilton Infant School‘Be the best we can be’

Welcome toBilton Infant School‘Be the best we can be’

Safeguarding

 We have a culture of ongoing vigilance.


Should you have any safeguarding concerns, please ask to speak with one of our

Designated Safeguarding Leads.

 

Headteacher & DSL     
Mrs Harris

 

 EYFS Deputy DSL & SENCo       

 Miss Garvey

 

Deputy Head & KS1 Deputy DSL

    Miss Greenaway

 

Please report any concerns:

Telephone:   01788 811549

E-mail:  admin2420@welearn365.com

 

If a child is at immediate risk of serious harm requiring immediate action, call

Warwickshire MASH on 01926 414144 

(8.30 a.m-4 p.m.)

 

In the event of an emergency outside these hours contact 999.

 

Our safeguarding policies can can be found under ‘Key information’ - 'Policies' on our website.

 

Online safety information can be found on our website under 'Children' and 'Pupil leadership'

Our duty of care

 

Parents/carers will appreciate that the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead carries out their responsibilities in accordance with the law and acts in the best interests of all children.

 

We appreciate your respect when we show 'professional curiosity' in order to carry out our safeguarding duties.

 

‘Under the Education Act 2002 (Section 175 for maintained schools/Section 157 for academies/free/independent schools), schools must make arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. 

 

Parents/carers should know that the law (Children Act 1989) requires all school staff to pass on information which gives rise to a concern about a child’s welfare, including risk from neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse.  Staff will seek, in general, to discuss any concerns with the parent/carer and discuss the need to make a referral to Children’s Social Care if that is considered necessary.  This will only be done where such discussion will not place the child at increased risk of significant harm or cause undue delay.  The school will seek advice from Children’s Social Care when they have reasonable cause to suspect a child may be suffering or likely to suffer significant harm.  Occasionally, concerns are passed on which are later found to be unfounded.  Parents/carers will appreciate that the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead carries out their responsibilities in accordance with the law and acts in the best interests of all children.’

 

We will act because we care.

 

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