Safeguarding – keeping our children and young people safe


We are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and take action to safeguard their well-being, making sure our pupils are as safe as possible.

For information about Portfield School’s policies regarding how we make sure pupils are kept safe, follow the links below:

Child Protection Policy

Information for parents/carers on the Child Protection Policy

Positive Handling Strategies for Pupils in Educational Settings

Student/parent guide to School policy on Positive Handling Strategies

These policies are underpinned by Acts of Government and procedures as follows:
•All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2008
•Safeguarding Children: Working together under the Children Act 2004
•Safeguarding Children in Education. The role of local authorities and governing bodies under the Education Act 2002 no. 007/2013

From time to time Policies are removed for updating – if there is no link, a new Policy will be uploaded shortly.


List of Contacts:


safeguarding contacts pcc


Our School Council have also produced a Safeguarding Leaflet of their own here.