The safety and well-being of the children here at Wistaston Academy is a priority. Children cannot learn unless they feel happy and safe. We adhere to stringent Safeguarding procedures to protect the welfare of all the children who come here.
We are committed to:
· Establishing an ethos in which children feel secure, valued and confident of being listened to.
· Establishing relationships with parents that build on an understanding of the school’s
responsibility to protect children (and recognition that this may sometimes require referral of
individual children to other child protection agencies).
· Establishing appropriate expectations of interpersonal behaviour; and developing strategies to
help children to protect themselves.
· Providing training for staff in recognising signs, symptoms and behaviour which are symptomatic
of abuse and in responding appropriately.
· Establishing good procedures and practices in relation to record keeping
It is the moral and legal duty of all adults in charge of children to be ready to protect children in danger from abuse. Education staff have a responsibility to observe, monitor and refer suspected abuse.
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Dominique Griffiths (Principal) - email@example.com
Mrs Tina Brittain (Family Support Worker) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Samantha Joy - Deputy Principal
Mrs Angie Dewsbury - Assistant Principal
Mrs Frances Shaw - Assistant Principal
Mrs Karen Cutts - Assistant Principal
Governor with Safeguarding responsibility:
Mr Kurt Arendse