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Safeguarding and Keeping Safe

Safeguarding and Child Protection Contact Form

If you have any concerns about the safety of your child, yourself or another child please complete the form below. (This form will send your message directly to a designated safeguarding lead)

Keeping our children safe is our key priority. We have many elements to our safeguarding support and procedures. 

You can find more information about our approach to safeguarding as a Trust at: 

 

If you have any concerns about the safety of your child, yourself or another child please come to see a member of staff listed below.

 

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Tania Cox 

 

Our Level 3 safeguarding trained staff at Blackpool are as follows 

Mr Luke Forbes 

Mrs Laura Trayte 

Mrs Kerry Bargewell

Mrs Abi Marshall 

    

Blackpool C.E Primary School Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Devon's multi agency safeguarding hub is called MASH and its website has lots of advice if you are concerned about a child:

https://www.dcfp.org.uk/news/

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What is Early Help?

Early help means taking action to support a child, young person or their family early in the life of a problem, as soon as it emerges. It can be required at any stage in a child's life from pre-birth to adulthood, and applies to any problem or need that the family cannot deal with or meet on their own.

https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/safeguarding-child-protection/early-help-early-intervention/

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CAP UK (Child Assault Prevention Project) is a community project in Devon that brings parents/carers, school staff and children together to understand how to effectively reduce children’s vulnerability to child abuse and build safer communities for children.

 

https://safestrongfree.org.uk/

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Operation Encompass

https://www.operationencompass.org/

The school has been given the opportunity to take part in a project that will run jointly between schools and Devon and Cornwall Police

 

Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools, prior to the start of the next school day, when a child or young person has exposed to, or involved in, any domestic incident.

 

Operation Encompass will ensure that a member of the school staff, known as a Key Adult, is trained to allow them to liaise with the police and to use the information that has been shared, in confidence, while ensuring that the school is able to make provision for possible difficulties experienced by children, or their families, who have been involved in, or exposed to, a domestic abuse incident.

We are keen to offer the best support possible to all our pupils and we believe this will be extremely beneficial for all those involved.

County Lines

 

County lines is when criminals from major cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, London and Birmingham expand their drug networks to other areas of the country. This activity brings violence, exploitation and abuse to rural communities. ... County line networks are having a massive impact on rural counties.

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A guide to supporting Trans Children and Young People

The pupils of Blackpool School have shared their ideas to create our Child-Friendly Anti-bullying policy.

Thank you for all of your ideas.

Online Safety

Online and Internet safety is a high priority for all children, The website https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ is an excellent one to share with your children. The website https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/ offers advice for parents.

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Parking

Despite several previous requests, the parking outside the school os still causing a major concern. There have been several incidents now where children have narrowly missed being knocked down by a car. This cannot continue.

 

Some parents still park illegally on the double yellow lines, even though it is clearly signposted that there is to be 'no loading or unloading at anytime'. These signs are there to ensure everyone's safety.

 

As a school we are lucky to have our own visitor's car park. Please use this instead of parking on the roadside.

 

https://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/waiting-and-parking.html

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