Safeguarding

At Staveley School the health, safety and well being of all our children is of paramount importance to all who work here. We are committed to establishing a safe environment in which children can learn and develop both personally and academically and achieve success in the following areas:

  • Be healthy (physically, mentally and emotionally)
  • Stay Safe (protection from harm and neglect)
  • Enjoy and Achieve
  • Make a positive contribution to the school community and general society
  • Achieve social and economic well being

Children’s Act 2004

All members of staff understand that Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility as stated in Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2016

If you need to speak to someone about safeguarding we do have a team in place who have the necessary training.

The School Safeguarding Team is

Designated School Safeguarding Lead – Mr Matt Foxwell

Deputy Safeguarding Leads – Miss Lisa Strange and Mrs Liz Brown

Child Protection and Safeguarding Governor – Mrs Susan Clough

Further information and advice can be sought from Cumbria Safeguarding Hub – 0333 240 1727

Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children Board

Below is a link to our Prevent Leaflet which outlines further details on teaching British Values and  and how our school is committed to prevention and strategies and procedures that protect vulnerable individuals from being radicalised or exposed to extremist views. There is also a link to our Safeguarding Expectations for Adults.