SAFEGUARDING

Safeguarding Statement

Kingswear Primary School recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children under Section 175 of the 2002 Education Act and under the Children Act 2004 and the DfE guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children 2019.

 

This includes checking the suitability of all staff and volunteers; ensuring that we have effective procedures for identifying and managing all issues likely to cause significant harm to children; ensuring a safe environment in which our pupils can learn and development; enabling our pupils to acquire the relevant knowledge and information; and working with other agencies as appropriate.

 

We take safeguarding seriously

Contacts for Kingswear Primary School are:

 

If you have an urgent safeguarding concern contact MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 0345 155 1071 or email mashsecure@devon.gcsx.gov.uk

E-Safety Links:

 

Children can access the Internet in so many ways. With phones,gaming consoles and tablets offering Internet access along with the more traditional devices such as laptops and PC`s. This is a concern for many of our parents. We have listed below a number of useful websites which can give you advice and guidance.

 

Commonsense Media: This website is a vast database of thousands of apps and games. Enter the name of an app or game and this site will give you a suggested age rating and reviews focusing on appropriateness for children.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/

 

BBC Webwise: A really great page of advice from the BBC. There are some really helpful videos on this site.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0/21213

 

ThinkUKnow: This website has lots of advice and guidance and great online videos about internet safety.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

 

UK Safer Internet: Lots of advice and links to online safety tools.

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

Paul Girardot

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Sarah Simnett

Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead

YR2/3/4 teacher

Emily Risby

Safeguarding trained

Revd. Alison Shaw

Safeguarding Governor

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Kingswear Primary School

Lower  Contour Road

Kingswear

Dartmouth 

Devon, TQ6 0BJ

Tel: 01803 752356 - Report an absence

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