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Safeguarding2018-11-13T18:49:37+00:00

Safeguarding

At Mountwood Academy our top priority is to safeguard our young people.

If you have any worries or concerns please contact Emily Haddock (Executive Head Teacher) or Sean Di Sora (Creative Lead) to discuss.

Alternatively, if you’re worried about a child or need advice or information, call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 – they’re there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit www.nspcc.org.uk

Safeguarding and child protection in schools

Schools play an essential role in protecting children from abuse. They have regular contact with children and young people so are in a strong position to identify signs of abuse and neglect. Your school can safeguard children by:

  • creating safe environments for children and young people through robust safeguarding practices.

  • ensuring that adults who work in the school, including volunteers, don’t pose a risk to children.

  • making sure staff are trained, know how to respond to concerns and keep-up-to-date with policy and practice.

  • teaching children and young people about staying safe.

  • maintaining an environment where children feel confident to approach any member of staff if they have a worry or problem.

NSPCC / E-Safety

The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe?

New apps and games are released every day, it’s hard to keep up with what is safe and what might be unsafe for our young people to use. Net Aware is an app and website which can tell you! Just enter the name of the app or game, and Net Aware will inform you of how safe the app is to use. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

Talk to someone about online safety
Whether you want to set up parental controls, adjust privacy settings or get advice on social networks, experts from the free O2 & NSPCC helpline are here to help. 0808 800 5002

Taken from https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

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