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Safeguarding Responsibilities

Springdale First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff, governors, visitors and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Children and Young People have a fundamental right to be protected from harm. If there is any reason to suspect that a student has suffered or is likely to suffer significant harm, staff and visitors must inform the Designated Safeguarding Lead immediately.

Our school is also part of Operation Encompass which is a police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience domestic abuse. Please find below our Operation Encompass Safeguarding Statement and useful links which maybe helpful.

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Debbie Budden – Head Teacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Matthew Cameron – Deputy Headteacher

Simmone Burgess - Inclusion Lead SEN

Pastoral Care Lead

Dionne Samways – HLTA

Anti-Bullying Champion

Vicky Johnston

E-Safety Champion

Wendy Washbrook

Safeguarding Governor

Helen Heydon

E-Safety Governor

Jamie Homer - E Safety

Useful Links

BCP Family Information Directory

HET Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy Sept 2021- Springdale First School

Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021

Keeping Children Safe in Education Leaflet - Ukrainian

Keeping children Safe in Education Leaflet - Afghanistan Pashto

Keeping Children Safe in Education Leaflet - Afghanistan Dari

Operation Encompass Statement 

Dorset Police Prevent- Reporting and preventing radicalisation, terrorist and extremist behaviour

Dorset Police Safer Schools & Communities 

Poole Family Information Directory

Educate Against Hate

Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership

Citizens Advice B