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Safeguarding children at HJS.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined by the Department of Educations as:

protecting children from maltreatment;

preventing impairment of children's health or development;

ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care;

taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

 

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone's responsibility. All those who come into contact with children and their families have a role to play in keeping children safe.

 

In order to safeguard children Hamstead Junior School adopts policies and procedures in order to ensure the safety of all children. This page is arranged in order to allow viewers to be aware of such procedures.

 

The Designated Senior Person for child protection at Hamstead Junior School is the Head Teacher...Mr T. Bowen.

The deputy Designated senior Person for child protection at Hamstead Junior School is the Deputy Head Teacher...Mr N. Fowler.

 

The nominated Governor for child protection is the Chair of the Governing Board...Mrs L. Howard.

Operation Encompass works to safeguard children and families by ensuring that school can respond quickly to support children and families who have been exposed to, or witnessed incidents of domestic violence.
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