Safeguarding our students is a priority at Thriftwood. Our policies and practices ensure that our students are monitored effectively and are able to develop in a safe and supportive environment.
At Thriftwood, we follow Essex Guidelines for Child Protection (SET), found at Essex Safeguarding Children Board.
All volunteers and visitors should be aware of our procedures for safeguarding children. Our policies include:
- Child Protection
- Anti Bullying
- Behaviour for Learning incorporating the Use of Reasonable Force
- Safer Recruitment
- Equal Opportunities
Responsibilies for Safeguarding
At Thriftwood School: Designated Safeguarding Lead & PREVENT Facilitator - Georgina Pryke, Head of School, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At Thriftwood College: Designated Safeguarding Lead & PREVENT Facilitator - Liz Smart, Head of College, email: email@example.com
DSL (2) - Janine Cavey, Home School Liaison Manager, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Governor for Safeguarding - Ann-Marie Briggs, email: email@example.com
Should you have any queries about Safeguarding at Thriftwood, please contact any of the above.
Education against Hate - Please follow the link to a new, interactive website created by HM Government, The Home Office and DfE to support parents, teachers and school when education againist radicalisation and extremism. Please click HERE
Thriftwood Supports CEOP: The Thinkuknow website www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents contains lots of information, advice and guidance to educate children and young people in order to keep the whole family safe on the internet. We recommend you follow the link above and discuss the content with your family. If you wish to report online bullying or abuse, please click the following link to CEOP: http://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/
Please click HERE for the March Newsletter of Internet.Org
A range of policies can be found on our Policies Tab, including those relating to safeguarding.