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Seven Sisters Primary School - Child Protection Statement

 

This statement provides an overview of our position and should be read in conjunction with our Child Protection Policy.

Our Designated Child Protection Officer is:
Kate Bowman
Our Designated Deputy Child Protection Officers are:
Emma Murray and Dorothy Pegg

The Designated Child Protection Governors are:
Joliette Sutherland and Israt Jahan

 

We will ensure that we will:

  • practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children & young people

  • raise awareness of safeguarding and child protection issues and equip children & young people with the skills needed to keep them safe

  • develop and then implement procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of harm

  • support children and young people who have been subject to, or are at risk of, significant harm in accordance with their child protection plan

  • establish a safe environment in which children and young people can play, learn and develop

  • ensure that all staff and volunteers participate in regular and appropriate training and that they understand their responsibilities in being alert to the signs of abuse and the procedures to follow where abuse is suspected

  • develop effective links with relevant agencies and co-operate as required with their enquiries regarding child protection matters including attendance at case conferences.

  • keep written records of concerns, even where there is no need to refer the matter immediately, ensuring all records are kept securely, separate from the main file, and in locked locations.

Child protection is everyone’s responsibility

 

Should you at anytime suspect that a child or young person is being subjected to abuse, please speak to a member of staff or contact one of the following:

 

Name

Telephone number

Haringey’s Single Point of Access

(Monday – Thursday 8.45am-5.00pm, Friday 8.45am-4.45pm)

020 8489 4592

Haringey’s Single Point of Access

(Out of hours including weekend)

020 8489 0000

Metropolitan police – emergencies

999

Metropolitan police – child abuse investigation team

020 8345 2246

 

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