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Safeguarding

Our Safeguarding Policy

Our safeguarding policies and procedures ensure that every child, regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, has a right to equal protection from harm.

Safeguarding is the action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. We link safety with our Green STAR. The children have dedicated curriculum time to understand and explore what it means to be safe physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally.

Safeguarding Means:
  • Protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
  • Preventing harm to children’s health or development
  • Ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
  • Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes
  • Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm
At Ranvilles We Safeguard Children By:
  • Creating safe environments for children and young people through robust safeguarding practices
  • Ensuring that adults who work in the schoolincluding volunteersdon’t pose a risk to children
  • Making sure staff are trained know how to respond to concerns and keep-up-to-date with policy and practice
  • Maintaining an environment where children feel confident to approach any member of staff if they have a worry or problem
  • Teaching children and young people about staying safe

Child Protection Liaison Officers

To contact us regarding any safeguarding concerns, please speak to a Child Protection Liaison Officer or alternatively contact CPLO@ranvilles-jun.hants.sch.uk.

Angela Williams 5
Mrs Angela Williams

Headteacher / CPLO / DSL

James May
Mr James May

Deputy Headteacher/ CPLO

Simone Turner 4
Mrs Simone Turner

Home-School Link / CPLO

Rachael Lenaghan 3
Ms Rachael Lenaghan

SENDCo / CPLO

Safeguarding Support for Parents and Carers

There may be times during the year when, as a parent or carer, you have concerns over the wellbeing and safety of a child when Ranvilles Junior School is closed for holidays.

If you have any concerns because you think that a child might be at risk and you want to talk to someone or ask someone for advice, you should contact Children’s Services:

– phone 0300 555 1384 during office hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm on Friday
– phone 0300 555 1373 at all other times to contact the Out of Hours service

It is always good to report first hand. Please note that Children’s Services may not be able to disclose any further information to you if you make a report due to confidentiality. All information received by Children’s Services is treated sensitively.

For more information, please click here.

As always, if a child (or family) is immediate danger, call 999.

Safeguarding Links

Think U Know
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership
Secure and Happy Individuals
NSPCC
Online safety guidance for Parents E-safety at Home - Support for Parents
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