Safeguarding

Grafham Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support students and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021. If a student or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.

COVID-19 SAFEGUARDING UPDATE: please see the Covid-19 annex to our safeguarding policy for details of how we continue to safeguard students through the coronavirus pandemic.

Grafham Grange School Covid-19 safeguarding annex

Please see our policy for further details.

Child Protection, Adult Protection and Safeguarding Policy

The safety of our students is our number one priority.  As we all know, the risks in modern society are varied and constantly changing and we cannot remove these, so we all need to help educate children in ways to keep themselves safe.

Safeguarding Team:

If anyone is worried that a student is being abused or there are safeguarding issues, the senior designated member of staff should be contacted either by telephone on 01483 892214 or by using the below email addresses.

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL):  Mr Kay Longbottom: k.longbottom@grafham-grange.co.uk

Deputy DSL Janet Tremble: j.tremble@grafham-grange.co.uk

Deputy DSL Sandra Jackson: s.jackson@grafham-grange.co.uk

Deputy DSL Kim Campbell: k.campbell@grafham-grange.co.uk

Deputy DSL Anna French:  a.french@grafham-grange.co.uk

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Leigh Edser

For any safeguarding concerns the team can be contacted via the school office or by sending a confidential email to safeguarding@grafham-grange.co.uk

Alternatively you can contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) at the Local Authority by telephone on 0300 470 9100 or the South West Office on 0300 123 1640

Out of hours phone: 01483 517898 to speak to our emergency duty team.

SMS: 07527 182 861 (for the deaf or hard of hearing)

VRS: Sign Language Video Relay Service

Fax number: 01483 519862

Email: LADO@surreycc.gov.uk (emails are dealt with during normal office hours)

The C-SPA (Children’s Single Point of Access) provides residents and people who work with children in Surrey with direct information, advice and guidance about where and how to find the appropriate support for children and families.

Availability: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Phone: 0300 470 9100

For concerns for a child or young person: cspa@surreycc.gov.uk

For concerns for an adult: ascmash@surreycc.gov.uk

 

The School has gone above and beyond in helping my son

Parent of Year 11 student

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