Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 gives maintained schools a statutory duty to promote and safeguard the welfare of children, and have due regard to guidance issued by the Secretary of State.
The governors and staff at Benhurst fully recognise the contribution it makes to safeguarding children. We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, visitors and parents, have a full and active part to play in protecting our pupils from harm. If you have any concerns regarding a child, please contact one of the designated officers below.
Keeping Children Safe in Education (please contact Mrs Hart if you require this document in a different language)
Educate Against Hate (Government website)
How to protect your child from abuse (by Charles Fortt, a leading safeguarding expert)