Maintaining a Culture of Vigilance
Dormston School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and we expect everyone who works in our school to share this commitment. Our staff work tirelessly to ensure that all students are safe, happy and supported in reaching their potential, both academically and personally.
The following policies are in place to support this aim and can be found on our website in our Policies page;
- Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
- Positive Behaviour Policy
- Anti-Bullying Policy
- Equality Policy
Keeping Children Safe in Education
To read translated versions of the DfE’s KCSIE guidance please follow this link https://www.lgfl.net/digisafe/kcsietranslate
Student Safeguarding Committee
Dormston School is proud to announce its newly established Student Safeguarding Committee. This team raise the awareness of current safeguarding issues in a child friendly manner through assemblies and the ‘Keeping Yourself Safe’ notice board. A child friendly policy is currently being created.
If you are worried about the safety or well-being of any child, please report this as soon as possible to either the child’s Head of House or one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads, Mrs J Elliott, Mr N Amos or Ms L Smith.
The below website links offer further support, guidance and advice to parents and carers with a concern.
The Children’s Society
Child Sexual Exploitation
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
International Child Abduction
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans
Local Authority Safeguarding Information
Save The Children Fund
Virtual College – Understanding Young Minds – Free on-line course