Arbour Vale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support students and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021. If a student or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.
COVID-19 SAFEGUARDING UPDATE: please see the Covid-19 annex to our safeguarding policy for details of how we continue to safeguard pupils through the coronavirus pandemic.
Please see our policy and procedure for further details.
The safety of our students is our number one priority. As we all know, the risks in modern society are varied and constantly changing and we cannot remove these, so we all need to help educate children in ways to keep themselves safe.
Domestic Abuse: Please see the information fact sheet of where to access support for any domestic abuse issues that could be affecting you
If anyone is worried that a student is being abused or there are safeguarding issues, the senior designated member of staff should be contacted. Alternatively you can contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) at the Local Authority.
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) – Michelle Healy-Wallis
Tel: 07519130633 email: Michelle.Healy-Wallis@arbourvaleschool.org
Designated Safeguarding Governor: Isobel Callaby
Tel: 0345 402 0453 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For any safeguarding concerns the team can be contacted via the school office
Tel: 01753 515560 Email: email@example.com
For further information on safeguarding at Arbour Vale, please see the below leaflet