 Safeguarding requires us as professionals to remain permanently vigilant  a)Vigilant about the wellbeing of young people  Safeguarding demands that

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Whickham School & Sports College Safeguarding & Child Protection

Whickham School & Sports College Safeguarding & Child Protection

Whickham School & Sports College Safeguarding & Child ProtectionSafeguarding requires us as professionals to remain permanently vigilant

a)Vigilant about the wellbeing of young people

Safeguarding demands that we formally pass on any concerns that may indicate abuse to the relevant colleague in schoolSafeguarding demands that we pass on any concerns that may indicate that a young person may be at risk eg misuse of digital media; emotional, physical, sexual or neglectOperation Sanctuary (NB Rotherham)PREVENT at risk of becoming radicalisedForced MarriagePrompt, accurate registrationUnderstood procedures fire alarms intruder alerts

b) Vigilant about our own conduct as professionalsSafeguarding requires us as professionals to ensure that our professional practice is of the highest integrity and conforms to the standards set out in our own key policy documents and statutory policies/guidelines for teachers/professionals working with young people c)Vigilant about the conduct of fellow professionalsSafeguarding in Whickham School means that we are individually responsible for reporting concerns about another colleagues behaviour/conduct towards students to the Headteacher (Whistleblowing)

Whickham School & Sports College Safeguarding & Child ProtectionEssential Documentation:

Whickham School & Sports College: Child Protection PolicyWhickham School & Sports College: Code of Safe PracticeGuidance for Safer Working Practice in Education SettingAll staff are required to read at least Part 1 of Keeping Children Safe in Education- Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges (April 2014) which is available within the policy section of the staff shared area.

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