The school has a duty to ensure that all parents understand our responsibility to safeguard the wellbeing of all pupils and that this responsibility requires us to have Safeguarding including child protection procedures including online safety. As part of these procedures the school can make a direct referral to the statutory child welfare agencies including the Police and/or Social Services without involving the parents if they have concerns about the safety of any child.
Mrs OptHolt (Executive Headteacher) is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Mr Allen (Head of School TJS) and Mrs Kavanagh (Inclusion Co-ordinator TSF) are the Deputy DSLs.
If you have any concerns about the welfare of children in our school please share those concerns with us. Please leave a message with the school office or telephone the main school number on 020 8894 5729.
Internet access at our school is monitored and filtered for age-appropriate content. This website from UK Safer Internet Center informs parents about keeping children safe online.We have been awarded the 360 degree Online Safety Mark. Online safety is integrated into school policy and the curriculum. We provide a high standard of online safety education and awareness for all staff and pupils, to ensure that these users of digital technologies can be safe online – whether they are in school, in their homes or out and about using mobile devices.
Ron Richards, Lead Assessor for the 360 degree safe Online Safety Mark wrote:
The school has put a lot of thought and effort into improving the online safety of the staff and young people, by addressing these important safeguarding issues.