‘Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility.’ (*Making Arrangements to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children (DfES 2005), www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/resources-and-practice/)
Fairlawn and Haseltine Primary School follows and takes account of the London child protection procedures outlined in the London Safeguarding Children Board’s document “London Child Protection Procedures” (5th Edition) 2013, which states:
“Professionals in all agencies that work with children and/or adults who have parenting responsibilities share a commitment to safeguard and promote their welfare, and for many agencies this is underpinned by a statutory duty or duties. Local authorities which are children’s services authorities have a number of specific duties to organise and plan services and safeguard and promote the welfare of children.”(Part B1, para 2.2.1)
In particular this policy should be read in conjunction with the Safer Recruitment Policy, Behaviour Policy, Anti-Bullying Policy, Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice. This policy is available online on Fairlawn and Haseltine school websites.