In order to Safeguard the children in our care, the school…
  • Ensures that our children are free to express their wishes and feelings throughout their time at Bishopston
  • Promotes Children’s Rights – including “the right to be listened to”
  • Have a Senior Management Team who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children at school and in the community
  • Have a team of staff, volunteers and governors who understand how to protect and safeguard our children and know how and when they must report concerns about their welfare. This is a continual rigorous process to our school
  • Have a clear statement of its responsibility to safeguard our children as defined in safeguarding policies and any training undertaken with staff, volunteers and governors
  • Have clear lines of accountability for staff, volunteers and governors in the school as defined in our child protection policy and other safeguarding policies. (Please click to see related policies.)
  • Ensure that staff and governors access training in relation to the welfare and protection of our children within the expectations of local and national guidance
  • Have robust recruitment procedures which promote the welfare of our children as laid out in the school’s recruitment policy and are in line with national guidance
  • Work in close partnership with parents/carers and other services concerned with the safeguarding of our children to meet both local and national expectations