At Robert Peel Primary School, the health, safety and well-being of every child are our top priority. We expect all staff, governors, and volunteers to share this commitment to safeguarding our children. We listen to our children and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is that children will enjoy their time as pupils in this school.
Robert Peel Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.
All concerns are passed through the members of staff who are trained as Designated Safeguarding Leads in school in compliance with
Robert Peel’s Designated Safeguarding Leads are Liesl Ganney – Headteacher, Mick James –Deputy Head
Tony Angell (Chair of Governors) is the school’s Designated Safeguarding Governor
All school staff are trained in Child Protection & Safeguarding, and children are made aware of the adults they can talk to if they have any concerns. Staff are trained to look out for signs of physical, sexual, emotional harm or neglect and are required to report these to the Designated Safeguarding Leads.
If you have any serious concerns about your child or any other pupil at Robert Peel please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate staff who will know whom to contact for the best advice and help and are experienced in using the appropriate degree of confidentiality.
We adopt the procedures laid down by the Central Bedfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and copy of our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy can be found below.
We want to work in partnership with parents and guardians to help children to achieve their full potential and make a positive contribution. On rare occasions however, our concern about a child may mean that we have to consult other agencies even before we contact parents or guardians.
Teachers are asked to report any causes for concern to the Designated Safeguarding Leads. For the best interests of all our children we employ the following safeguarding procedures:
We will review this statement and our safeguarding policy and procedures regularly.