Safeguarding & Child Protection policy & Online safety policy

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.

Safeguarding means:

  • protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
  • preventing harm to children's health or development
  • ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
  • taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.

Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.

What is Child Protection?

Child Protection is part of Safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.


Our Safeguarding Team:

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mr Con Bonner (Head teacher). Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are Ms Curran (Assistant Head teacher/SENDCo) and Miss Taylor (Assistant Head teacher). The Governor with responsibility for safeguarding in our school is Andrew Dickson. 

The Designated Person for Looked- After Children (LAC) is Ms Curran.

The Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is available above and on the ‘Policy’ section of the school website.


Raising a concern:

If you are concerned about the safety of a child, you can speak to one of the Designated Leads or you can contact the Haringey Children’s social care team on 020 8489 4470 between Monday to Thursday 8:45am to 5pm; Friday 8:45am to 4:45pm. For out of hours social care emergencies 020 8489 0000.

If a child is in immediate danger, call the emergency services using 999.



From the 1st July 2015 schools and childcare providers have been issued with new advice and social media guidance to help them keep children safe from the risk of radicalisation and extremism.

The advice has been published to coincide with the new prevent duty, introduced as part of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, which legally requires a range of organisations including schools to take steps to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

Schools and childcare providers already play a vital role in keeping children safe from harm, including from the risks of extremism and radicalisation, and in promoting the welfare of children in their care.

The Prevent Duty: DfE Guidance (June 2015) can be accessed here:

See link below for Government guidance and support for Parents, Carers and Educators.

Haringey Prevent | Haringey Council



NSPCC Helpline: 0800 136 663 or 0800 800 5000—report-abuse-form​



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