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If you are worried that a child may be suffering or at risk of significant harm phone: 01629 533190.

 

Safeguarding at St Elizabeths

 

At St Elizabeth's we have the collective responsibility for keeping children safe and ensuring they are protected and safeguarded. The designated safeguard lead is Mr Lowe, the deputy DSL is Amanda Clemens.

Our safeguarding and Child Protection policy is below:

We conduct an audit of our safeguarding provision and as a result produce a Safeguarding action plan. This year we are inviting the NSPCC/Childline in to do two assemblies and work with children in Y5 and Y6 to help keep them safe and give information about who and how to contact services. Childline number: 0800 1111.

Other useful links are shown below.

 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' (2015) which is statutory guidance to be read and followed by all those providing services for children and families, including those in education. The guidance is available via the following link: http://www.workingtogetheronline.co.uk/index.html

 

"Keeping Children Safe in Education" (May 2016), which is the statutory guidance for Schools and Colleges. The guidance is available via the following link:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2

 "What to Do if Worried a child is being Abused: Advice for Practitioners". March 2015. The guidance is available via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/419604/What_to_do_if_you_re_worried_a_child_is_being_abused.pdf

 

"Information Sharing: Advice for Practitioners providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers". March 2015. The guidance is available via the following link:  https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/419628/Information_sharing_advice_safeguarding_practitioners.pdf

"The Prevent Duty Departmental, advice for Schools and child care providers June 2015. The guidance is available via the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/protecting-children-from-radicalisation-the-prevent-duty

 

Furthermore, we will follow the procedures set out by the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children's Board: http://derbyshirescbs.proceduresonline.com/index.htm

E Safety

 

This E safety Page has been developed to support parents with aspects of keeping children safe whilst using electronic devices, the internet, games consoles, mobile phones, and any electronic communications. We will continue to add content throughout the year.

 

DIGITAL PARENTING Issue 5 published by Vodafone 2016 has many tips for parents including: Advice on cyber crime.Managing your family's tech. Apps for under 10s. Online peer pressure. How to be a dgital role model. A parents guide to gaming. Tools and settings and PEGI game ratings. The magazine can be downloaded as a PDF at:

vodafone.com/digitalparenting

 

Page 42 of the digital parenting magazine gives saafety and privacy controls for:

Instagram, Snapchat, ooVoo, WhatsApp, Whisper   and for video websites ( NETFLIX Amazon etc) and live streaming services ( Periscope, Skype etc)

 

Parental Controls for all Devices in the Home

Internetmatters.com have produced an extensive guide that covers nearly all devices in the home. It explains the features and benefits of the device and what specific content can be restricted.

You can get information about each device individually online: http://www.internetmatters.org/controls/interactive-guide/ 

or the free resource which contains 94 pages of up to date guides on parental controls can be downloaded here: http://cdn.internetmatters.org/downloads/99a8efe18e30cf24ffee3dfd60e8ca8b.pdf

 

Digital Parenting

The pages below are from 'Digital Parenting' ISSN 2051-1221 and help parents to make decisions about settings and keeping children safe. You could also create your own 'Family IT Policy' see below.

Picture 1 I-Phone settings
Picture 2 UTube and Twitter Settings
Picture 3 Facebook privacy Settings
Picture 4 Family IT Policy
To provide a high quality Christian education for all children enabling them to achieve their full potential in a safe and caring environment.
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