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Safeguarding

Welcome to our Safeguarding page.

Safeguarding is central to everything we hope to accomplish as a team at Adelaide Heath Academy.  

Within this section you will be able to meet our safeguarding team, view our policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, access useful material/resources.

Safeguarding and Whistle blowing form an integral part of the staff interview and induction process.  All staff are required to read and sign an acknowledgement to demonstrate awareness and understanding of the Keeping Children Safe in Education document and all participate in the level 1 basic safeguarding awareness training which is revisited every year for  staff working in school.

We have been awarded the The Safeguarding Initiative Award in recognition for the exceptional safeguarding initiative we have taken during COVID-19 to keep children and young people safe. 

 

Useful links for Parents and Carers

Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe online - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)- about protecting children from specific online harms such as child sexual abuse, sexting, and cyberbullying

 

Common Sense Media: Age-Based Media Reviews for Families: provide independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media for children and their parents

 

Parent and Carer Toolkit - Childnet-offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support

 

Information, Advice and Support to Keep Children Safe Online (internetmatters.org)- provide age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world

 

Lets Talk About It - Staying Safe Online (ltai.info)- provides advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation

 

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation | Preventing Child Sex Abuse- can be used by parents and carers who are concerned about someone’s behaviour, including children who may be displaying concerning sexual behaviour (not just about online)

 

Thinkuknow - home- provides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

 

Net Aware: Your guide to social networks, apps and games (net-aware.org.uk)- provides support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2, including a guide to social networks, apps and games

  

Home | Parent Zone-  provides help for parents and carers on how to keep their children safe online

 

Parents and Carers - UK Safer Internet Centre- provide tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online

Who To Contact

 

Mrs L Farrall

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Email: lfarrall@adelaideschool.net

Telephone : 01270 260680

Telephone:  01565 746946

Telephone: 07938665403

 

Mrs C Cartlidge 

Deputy Safeguarding

Email: head@adelaideheathacademy.net

Telephone:  01565 746946

 

Ms S Venables

Contextual Safeguarding and Attendance Co-ordinator

Email: svenables@adelaideheathacademy.net

Telephone: 01565 746946/ 01270 260680

  

Mrs S Martin

Trust Safeguarding Lead

Email: executivehead@adelaideschool.net

Telephone: 01270 260680

 

MS A Ashley 

Designated Safeguarding Governor 

Email: aashley@hebdengreen.cheshire.sch.uk