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Boringdon Primary School

Boringdon Primary School

Safeguarding

Keeping your children safe is our highest priority here at Boringdon Primary. The health, safety and well-being of every child is at the forefront of everything we do.

Each school has a named Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) – ours is the Executive Headteacher, Mrs Sarah King. We have three deputies (DDSL) all of whom are part of the School’s Leadership Team They are the Deputy Head (Mr John Secker), one of our Assistant Heads (Mrs Sarah Thomas) and the SENCO (Mrs Helen Connett). All are specially trained in Child Protection procedures.  Our Trust Governor with the responsibility for Safeguarding is Mr Adam Croney and WeST Director for Inclusions is Mr Richard Woodland.

All staff receive annual safeguarding training enhanced with regular updates through the year. We follow clear safeguarding policies and practices and all staff are required to adhere to the Safeguarding Code of Conduct. The code is designed to give clear guidance on the standards of behaviour all school staff are expected to observe at all times. We follow Safer Recruitment Guidelines when appointing new staff and volunteers.