At Cranbrook Education Campus we strongly recognise the need for vigilant awareness of safeguarding issues. All staff have received appropriate training and induction so they understand their roles and responsibilities and are confident about carrying them out.
Staff, pupils, parents and governors feel secure that they can raise any issues or concerns about the safety or welfare of children and know that they will be listened to and taken seriously. This is achieved by maintaining an ethos of safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and protecting staff.
We have a duty to refer all safeguarding issues to external agencies that need to be involved.
The Senior Designated Lead’s for child protection are;
- Stephen Farmer Head of Campus- Campus Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Joanne Westney Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Campus)
- Sarah O’ Shea Nominated Safeguarding Governor for Campus
- Louise Telford Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Secondary)
- Kevin Pratt Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Primary)
- Julie Simpson Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Early Years)
You can contact any of the above staff at the Campus on 01404 823293 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that urgent action is needed because, for example, a child is in immediate danger or needs accommodation, phone the MASH on 0345 155 1071 and give as much information as you can.
The Senior Leadership Team and Chair of Governors have completed training in safer recruitment and implement rigorous recruitment processes for all posts connected to the college. Our Business Support Officer, maintains a thorough and up to date single record of DBS checks.
We work with Operation Encompass the early reporting on to schools that a child or young person has been exposed to domestic abuse. http://www.operationencompass.org/
Use the links at the bottom of this page to find out more about how to report abuse, online safety, radicalisation, well being, child sexual exploitation and female genital mutilation and to find our list of safeguarding links and downloads.