School Safeguarding


Safeguarding legislation and government guidance says that safeguarding means:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment
  • Preventing impairment of children’s health or development
  • Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
  • Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcome

Safeguarding includes child protection, health care plans, health and safety, site security, safety on school trips, anti-bullying work and so much more.

The school’s Child Protection Team consists of: Mr Faheem Khan (Child Protection Co-ordinator) Mr Jeremy Clifton (2ic Child Protection) and Ms Kate Arundale (Deputy Child Protection               Co-ordinator).

The school adheres to the following three DFE safeguarding documents:

·         Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015

·         Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016

·         The Prevent Duty 2015

The school has a suite of Safeguarding documents which are reviewed regularly. These are:

·         Child Protection Policy

·         Child Protection Procedures

·         Visitors’ Safeguarding Procedures

·         Information for Visitors pamphlet (including Safeguarding)

·         Request for Visitors to Attend the School Procedures/Form

·         Health and Safety and Security Policy

·         Fire and Evacuation Policy

·         ICT: Staff Acceptable Use Policy

·         ICT: Student Acceptable Use Policy

·         ICT: E-Safety Policy

·         ICT: Data Security Policy

·         ICT: Digital Technology Handbook

·         Attendance and Punctuality Policy

·         Behaviour Policy

·         Equality Policy

·         School Hiring Policy (Lettings)

·         School Trips Policy

·         Whistle-blowing Policy

·         First Aid Policy

·         Recruitment Policy

·         Extremism and Anti-Racism Policy

All staff receive annual Child Protection and Safeguarding update training and are aware of the procedures for passing on concerns within school. If any members of the school or local community have concerns about the welfare of a child in the school, please pass them on to the School Child Protection Team.

-Updated September 2016


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  1. School Safeguarding Statement 2017-2018
  2. School Safeguarding Policy
  3. Woodbridge High School Health Safety Press Release (May 2017)
  4. Head Teacher's Annual Report to Parents 2016-2017
  5. Safeguarding- Annual Report to Governors (Autumn 2016)
  6. Redbridge-LSCB-Multi-Agency-Thresholds-Document-June-2016
  7. Advice to Parents & Carers - keeping Children & Young People Safe Against Radicalisation & Extremism (July 2015)
  8. Prevent Risk Assessment
  9. WHS Safeguarding and Child Protection Team
  10. Trauma Resource Leaflet