Safeguarding

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.

 

 

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CYSUR: THE MID & WEST WALES

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN BOARD

 

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Safeguarding Essential Information from Welsh Government

 

In English:

Working Together to Safeguard People Volume 5 – Handling Individual Cases to Protect Children at Risk

 

Working Together to Safeguard People Volume 6 – Handling Individual Cases to Protect Adults at Risk

 

Yn Gymraeg:

Gweithio Gyda’n Gilydd i Ddiogelu Pobl Cyfrol 5 – Ymdrin ag Achosion Unigol i Amddiffyn Plant sy’n Wynebu Risg

Gweithio Gyda’n Gilydd i Ddiogelu Pobl: Cyfrol 6 – Ymdrin ag Achosion Unigol i Amddiffyn Oedolion sy’n Wynebu Risg