Higham Primary School is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors and promoting a climate where children and adults will feel confident about sharing any concerns which they may have about their own safety or the well-being of others. We aim to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by protecting them from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our school is the responsibility of the whole school community. All adults working in this School (including visiting staff, volunteers and students on placement) are required to report instances of actual or suspected child abuse or neglect to the Designated Safeguarding Lead who is a member of the school’s leadership team.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead is: Mrs Catherine Grattan
The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs Levy and Mrs Driscoll
Named Safeguarding Governor: Mr L Pearton
Please checkout some of the following links for advice, info and support:
https://www.childline.org.uk/ Advice for Children
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/ NSPCC Lets keep kids safe online
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ Advice for Children
https://beinternetlegends.withgoogle.com/en-gb Video on Internet Safety
http://contrapositive.bc.cdn.bitgravity.com/LINE/gonetoofar-0250.mp4 Must see Cyberbullying Video
https://www.net-aware.org.uk/ Your guide to the social networks your kids use
https://www.childnet.com/ Resources and Videos
https://www.internetmatters.org/ Resources and Online Guidance
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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