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Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Federation of Cherry Oak and Victoria School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils.

 

We believe that:

 

  • All our children and young people have the right to be protected from harm, abuse and neglect;

  • Our children and young have the right to an education and need to be safe and to feel safe in school;

  • Our children and young people need support that matches their individual needs, including those who may have experienced abuse;

  • Our children and young people have the right to express their views, feelings and wishes and voice their own values and beliefs;

  • Our children and young people must be encouraged to respect each other’s values and support each other;

  • Our children and young people have the right to be supported to meet their emotional, and social needs as well as their educational needs – a happy, healthy, sociable child/young person will achieve better educationally;

  • Our schools must contribute to the prevention of abuse, victimisation, bullying (including homophobic, bi-phobic, trans-phobic and cyber-bullying), exploitation, extreme behaviours, discriminatory views and risk-taking behaviours.

  • All our staff and visitors have an important role to play in safeguarding children and protecting them from abuse

Safeguarding 2018-2019 policy

Keeping Children Safe Is Everyone’s Business

 

The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership (BSCP) has launched a public awareness campaign

‘Keeping Children Safe is Everybody’s Business’. 

 

The aim is to raise community awareness of what

to do if you are worried about a child and most

importantly to encourage members of the public

to call Birmingham City Council’s Children’s Advice

& Support Service to report their concerns,

so action can be taken to safeguard and protect

the child.

Worried about a child?

If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person telephone the Children's Advice & Support Service (CASS) on 0121 303 1888 or via secure e-mail.
 cass@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk   

 

If you think someone is in immediate danger contact us straight away or call the Police on 999. 

Visit the West Midlands Police website

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