Safeguarding children to keep them safe in education is a responsibility that JSTC regards as the being of the highest priority. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.
Relevant staff access and log the necessary training to ensure standards are kept high and aligned with the required practice in schools.
All required checks are made on staff, and the school deploys safer recruitment techniques to ensure safeguarding matters are addressed.
The school also adheres to the requirements of the PREVENT strategy. INSET training is delivered to staff regularly throughout the academic year.
Mr R Thornalley
If you want to know more about our procedures, please read our Safeguarding Policy or speak to one of the Safeguarding Team.
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Mrs L Arrowsmith
Miss H Elias
Safe Access to the Internet
An E-Safety group in school has responsibility for ensuring provision of advice and guidance to the school community including staff, students and parents. Guides are produced for students and parents and INSET delivered to staff to raise awareness of issues and concerns linked to E-Safety. Information is highlighted to students through the tutor and pastoral system as well as on school noticeboards.
The school uses external sources of guidance to complete audits of e safety standards and regularly monitors and addresses each element. Collaboration with external standards bodies and other schools also helps to maintain standards and awareness. Governors are kept informed of this element of school vigilance.
Support For You To Access
Lincolnshire Helpline Details:
Ending Domestic Abuse Now (EDAN): 01522 510041
Kooth.com – www.kooth.com Counselling and support for young people aged 11-25
Healthy Minds – 01522 309777 (duty advice line) www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ewb
Lincolnshire Integrated Sexual Health (LISH) - 01522 309309 Advice and guidance page for Parents and Carers is now live on our Stay Safe Partnership Directory:
National Helpline Details:
Childline - Confidential FREE service for anyone under 18 - www.childline.org.uk or Tel: 0800 1111
NSPCC (24/7) - 0808 800 5000
National Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0808 2000 247
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428 or email@example.com
National Stalking Helpline - www.stalkinghelpline.org or 0808 802 0300
Internet Safety Support Details:
Samaritans offer a safe place to talk and is available for anyone to contact, either through their website www.samaritans.org or by phone on 116 123
CEOP also offer an online 'Report Abuse' button which can be accessed at www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Alcohol and Drug Support Details:
In an emergency dial 999 - Contact your local police station
Help and Resources
www.thinkuknow.co.uk – CEOP's one-stop shop for internet safety. Has a section for teachers and trainers to access free resources
www.digital-literacy.org.uk – The South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) have created this collection of resources to teach digital literacy to all age groups
www.childnet.com – Produce videos and resources for children, young people, parents and professionals. Includes resources for younger age groups such as Smartie the Penguin and Digi Duck
www.saferinternet.org.uk – Provides information on internet safety for all age groups, as well as for parents and professionals. Safer Internet Day information can be found here
www.internetmatters.org - A site dedicated to helping parents keep their children safe online. Includes guidance on how to set up parental controls
www.netaware.com – NSPCC run site which helps parents understand the latest technology and apps used by children and young people
www.childline.org.uk – Offers and online and phone based counselling and support service. Will not appear on phone bills and is a Freephone number – 0800 1111
www.kooth.com – An anonymous online counselling service for young people in Lincolnshire
www.iwf.org.uk – The Internet Watch Foundation is an internet industry funded body who seek to remove images of child abuse from the internet
www.samaritans.org – Samaritans offer a safe place to talk and is available for anyone to contact, either through their website or by phone on 116 123
https://ukfeminista.org.uk - Supporting students and teachers to promote gender equality
If you are suspicious or have any concerns that a Child is suffering or is likely to suffer 'Significant Harm', including any form of mistreatment or abuse, please call the Customer Service Centre (CSC) on 01522 782111
If you have concerns about the immediate safety of a child, you can call Lincolnshire Police on 101 or, in an emergency, dial 999
E-Safety Guides for Social Media!
If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the school or your child's tutor.
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