Safeguarding

School Information

Miss S Baldwin

Designated Safeguarding Lead

SAFEGUARDING PROCEDURES

Reporting a safeguarding concern

If you have a Safeguarding concern, it should be reported to the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Miss Baldwin and if she is not available it needs to be reported to another trained designated lead. The other designated leads are Mrs Selden and Mr Houghton, pictured below. 

Mrs L selden

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr S houghton

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE

Our commitment

All the trustees and staff at The St Augustine’s Academy share an objective to help keep the children safe by contributing to :-

To achieve this objective, we:

THE PREVENT DUTY

Presented by Miss Sarah Baldwin

As part of The St Augustine’s Academy’s ongoing safeguarding and child protection duties, we are fully behind the government’s Prevent Strategy.

From 1 July 2015 all schools are subject to a duty under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, in the exercise of their functions, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. This duty is known as the Prevent Duty for Schools.

At The St Augustine’s Academy, we build pupils’ resilience to radicalisation by promoting fundamental British values and enabling our pupils to challenge extremist views.

The following document details guidance for schools.

THE PREVENT DUTY

Documentation and Guidance

The statutory guidance refers to the importance of Prevent awareness training to equip staff to identify children at risk of being drawn into terrorism and to challenge extremist ideas. The Home Office has developed a core training product for this purpose called Channel. All staff in school have completed this training. The training is available to anyone from the below link. 

The Designated Lead for Safeguarding has also completed an NCSP training course on The Prevent Duty.
Please refer to the ‘Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation’ Policy and the prevent strategy parent leaflet below.