Longvernal Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Our training programme (and review of this) and our procedures ensure that as a school we are compliant with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Act and all latest updates.
If you are concerned about the safety of a child in our school, you must report this to the Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs Karen Bazeley.
Deputy Safeguarding Leads Carole Macdonald (Tuesday and Wednesday) and Mrs Becky Millett (Monday, Thursday, Friday) should be contacted in the absence of Mrs Karen Bazeley.
If you are concerned about the conduct of a member of staff or a volunteer in our school, you must contact the Headteacher, Mrs Karen Bazeley.
2 members of the teaching staff (Mrs Karen Bazeley and Mrs Becky Millett)
1 Parent Support Advisor (Mrs Carole Macdonald)
1 LGB Member (Mrs Siobhan Waterhouse) is the Safeguarding Governor
The Office Manager ( Mrs Fiona Young) is the SCR Manager
ALL staff are safeguarding trained and can offer advice and support.
Members of the Leadership Team are Safer Recruitment Trained
Longvernal School uses My Concern to log and record all safeguarding concerns.
Regular training on all safeguarding matters will be provided throughout the year.
All staff are kept fully up to date with safeguarding training and all our school’s procedures take full account of the 2022 Keeping Children Safe In Education Act. If you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding, please speak to our Headteacher.
We follow the MNSP Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy (link on Policy Page), with our own school specific procedures detailed in the policy.
SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN
What does being safe in school mean? Who safeguards you at Longvernal School?
Who can you go to for help?
What does feeling safe at Longvernal School mean?
What is safeguarding?
Longvernal Primary School has safeguarding policies and procedures in place to ensure that every child, regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, has a right to equal protection from harm.
Having good safeguarding policies and procedures mean you are safe from adults and other children who might pose a risk.
Protecting you from abuse and harm
Preventing harm to your health or development
Ensuring you grow up within safe and effective care
Taking action to enable you to have the best outcomes