What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes: -

 

  • protecting children from maltreatment;

  • preventing impairment of children's health or development;

  • ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and

  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

Purpose

The welfare of the child is paramount

  • To protect children from maltreatment

  • To prevent impairment of children’s health and development

  • To ensure that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care

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Mr M Lowe
Safeguarding Lead
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Ms E Bagshaw
Safeguarding Lead
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Mrs L Warren
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
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Ms L Gallimore
Safeguarding Officer
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Ms J Camm
Safeguarding Officer
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