Policies for governors

DfE’s KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION (KCSIE) and BRIDEWELL SCHOOLS’ SAFEGUARDING POLICIES

King Edward’s Witley and Barrow Hills School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of that commitment, it is a requirement that all staff and governors read and understand the DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance and the Schools’ Safeguarding policies annually and confirm they have done so.

In respect of KCSIE (September 2020), KCSIE guidance is that everyone (associated with the School) must read and understand their responsibilities detailed in Part 1. Further, that Governors must also read Part 2 as a minimum but be aware they are responsible for compliance in Parts 3, 4 and 5 and that the Designated Governor must read the whole of the guidance.

For ISI inspection purposes, your response will be kept by the Deputy Head’s Office at King Edward’s Witley and the Safeguarding Administrator at Barrow Hills School as well as the office of the Clerk to Bridewell (Governors).

If you should require advice on any matters of concern or uncertainty, then please note that in the first instance you may address them to:

King Edward’s Witley: the Senior Lead for child protection and safeguarding, Mr David Corran, the Deputy Head, who may be contacted on 01428 686748 and by email at CorranD@kesw.org. The School’s Deputy Senior Leads are Mrs Caroline Shouksmith, Mr Steve Gardner and Mr Douglas Galbraith.

Barrow Hills School: the Designated Senior Lead, Mr Paul Crisell, the Deputy Head, may be contacted on 01428 683639, Extension: 214, and by email at pdc@barrowhills.org. The School’s Deputy Designated Senior Lead and DSL for EYFS is Mrs Rachel Harris.

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