Child Protection and Safeguarding

At Grange View C.E First School:

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection


Our principles:

·         The welfare of the child is paramount

·         All children, regardless of age, gender, ability, culture, race, language, religion or sexual identity, have equal rights to protection

·         All staff have an equal responsibility to act on any suspicion or disclosure that may suggest a child is at risk of harm

·         Pupils and staff involved in child protection issues will receive appropriate support


Our Aims:

·         To provide all staff with the necessary information to enable them to meet their child protection responsibilities

·         To ensure consistent good practice

·         To demonstrate the school’s commitment with regard to child protection to pupils, parents and other partners

·         To contribute to the school’s safeguarding portfolio 

Useful links for parents :
*The Prevent Strategy, GOV.UK – Home Office