Everyone is responsible for the Safeguarding and welfare of pupils at Meare.
Are you volunteering in school?
Are you running a club or offering music tuition?
Are you undertaking a training placement?
If so have you…
- Spoken to Jan Fellows our Designated Safeguarding Lead?
- Read Keeping Children Safe in education and Safeguarding – a guide for NQTs and other school staff?
- Signed our school declaration?
- Provided appropriate identification to Clare Pappin in the school office who is responsible for maintaining our Single Central Record?
If you have any concerns about the safety or well-being of a child it is YOUR DUTY to report your concerns to:
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Do NOT hesitate! Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility!
Alternatively you can make direct contact with the Local Authority via the link below.
Safer Recruitment Processes and Visitors to the School
The school is secure during the school day, so all visitors are asked to report to the main entrance on St Mary’s Road. Please be mindful that for everybody’s safety, identification procedures will be carried out; a copy of which are displayed in the school reception for your information.
All members of staff are vetted against national safeguarding procedures before being allowed to work in school. At least one member of every interview panel has undertaken safer recruitment training to ensure that best practices and all necessary checks are carried out.
KCSIE September 2016 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2
Procedures for volunteers and visitors
CP procedures volunteers visitors cover
CP procedures volunteers visitors
Links to useful websites and resources for parents: