Southmead

Primary School

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Safeguarding

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At Southmead we take child welfare seriously, we are very fortunate to have a full time Safeguarding lead on our team.  We always encourage open and honest discussions with both families and children in a safe, confidential and nurturing environment as our main priority is our children's welfare. Southmead also works very closely with MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) to whom we refer cases when families need extra support.  

Please click here to read Southmead School's Safeguarding Policy.

Online Safety

 

At Southmead we ensure that our children are educated about the importance of being safe online.

We teach our children to follow the SMART rules. To find out more about these, please click here.  See below for helpful links and guides for parents.

 

For more information about cyberbullying, please click here.

We also have online membership to the National Online Safety hub where you can find  online training courses and further information. Please click here to access.

Staff Training

 

Prevent

Whole Staff training September 2020.

 

Child Protection

Miss Dempsey is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Miss Sarah Parry is the Deputy Safeguarding Lead. We have 3 other designated members of staff who have regular refresher training.

 

Head Teacher Child Protection Training 

Completed November 2019

 

FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)

All staff have received training on this in September 2018.

 

First Aid

We have a member of staff trained in First Aid, including Paediatric First Aid, in all key stages. There is always a first aider on playground duty and available during the school day.

 

Safer Recruitment

We have 3 staff trained on this in addition to our Chair of Governors.

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If you are being abused or you are worried that a child/young person is at risk harm or abuse, contact Wandsworth’s  Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). Click here for more information.

Childline

GET SUPPORT

 

You can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it's better out than in.

 

They are here to support you and help you find ways to cope. There are lots of different ways to get in touch with us. Click on the logo for more advice.

Welcare

 

Welcare is a voluntary organisation offering families support and food vouchers

Please telephone 0208 893 9123

Website link Welcare.org

 

Also, search for @WelcareUL on either Facebook or Twitter.