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Wildmoor Heath School

Safeguarding

The Designated Safeguarding Leaders for child protection in this school are:

 Mrs L Semper (Headteacher)

Mr R Thomas (Deputy Headteacher)

 

Children, parents and members of staff should speak to

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs L Semper

if they have any concerns – however small they seem to be.  If she is unavailable, please speak to

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr R Thomas

 

www. childline.org.uk

Childline 0800 1111

 Observe – Listen - Record - Report

 It is increasingly important that children have the skills and knowledge needed to keep themselves safe on-line.  Teaching the skills and knowledge required are now considered an essential part of safeguarding.  At Wildmoor Heath, we teach 'e-safety' through both the Computing and PSHE curricula as well as working with the Local Authority and external agencies such as the NSPCC.


WORKING WITH THE NSPCC - TEACHING CHILDREN HOW TO KEEP THEMSELVES SAFE

To supplement the work we do in PSHE and SRE lessons every year, the NSPCC come into school every 2-3 years to deliver assemblies and workshop linked to their Speak out - Stay safe campaign

Years 5 and 6 children have a workshop, specifically designed for primary school-age children.

Talking about the Underwear Rule with your children

The NSPCC’s work in schools helps encourage conversations about staying safe – and they have a number of child-friendly materials to help you carry on the conversation afterwards. That includes ‘The Underwear Rule’, a simple way for parents to help keep children safe from sexual abuse – without using scary words or even mentioning sex.

The guide uses the rules of PANTS to teach children that their body belongs to them and them alone. You can find out more and download the free resources at nspcc.org.uk/pants.

If you’d like to know more about the NSPCC’s work, or take a look at the wide range of information and advice which is available for parents and carers, please visit their website nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/.


Useful information and sites to support e-safety:

http://www.saferinternet.org.uk

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/How-to-guides/ 


Please visit our Policies page to view the following policies:

  • WHS - Safeguarding Policy
  • WHS - COVID Addendum Policy
  • WHS - E-Safety Policy