If you are concerned in any way about a child’s welfare or safety you must speak to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Terri Chard.
Do not question the student or start your own investigations.
Please complete the Child Protection Disclosure form overleaf or alternatively obtain a copy from the House office/Reception. You do not have to complete everything.
If you have any concerns regarding this procedure please speak to Terri Chard. If you are unable to locate her, please contact Reception without delay.
On hearing the Fire Alarm – a continuous ringing of the school bell.
VISITORS – will be escorted to the school playground.
SUPPLY TEACHERS –should make their way to the Playground and report to the Cover Supervisor.
Visitors to Mangotsfield School - Child Protection information
Welcome to Mangotsfield School
We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students.
We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.
We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that our students receive effective support, protection and justice.
When you are working in our school we expect you to take care of our students and follow our procedures.
Abuse and neglect can happen to any child at any time. A student may:
- Have a bruise, burn or injury that seems suspicious
- Show signs of pain and discomfort
- May be passive or withdrawn
- May be challenging
- Seem anxious, fearful or distressed
- Provide an unsatisfactory explanation for their injury