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Safeguarding Information

SAFEGUARDING IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY

Safeguarding Information

Hanham Woods Academy is fully committed to safeguarding. Associate Assistant Principal, Zoe James ([email protected]) acts as Designated Safeguarding Lead and is responsible for Safeguarding.

At Hanham Woods we recognise our moral, ethical and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students. We endeavour to provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment where young people are respected and valued.

We promote their health, wellbeing and personal and social development.

We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect, and follow procedures to ensure that the students in our care receive effective support, protection and justice.

We help to keep students safe by having:

Furthermore we:

  • check the suitability of all our staff to work with children.
  • encourage students to tell us if something is wrong.
  • adhere to health and safety regulations.
  • train all our staff to recognise and respond to child welfare concerns.
  • appoint designated staff who have additional training in child protection.
  • work in partnership with parents and carers.
  • share information with appropriate agencies if we have concerns

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