Safeguarding

Everyone has a statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and to maintain a professional attitude of it could happen here where safeguarding is concerned. 

Marshbrook First School is committed to safeguarding children, remaining vigilant and maintaining a safe environment. Staff at the academy will act without delay to protect children and will seek to work in partnership with families and external agencies to improve the outcomes for children who are vulnerable. 

All staff are encouraged to report any concerns that they have, however big or small they may be. These are reported as soon as possible to the academy safeguarding team. 

Safeguarding Team

Mrs D. Spiers – Designated Safeguarding Lead and Designated Teacher for Looked After Children
Mrs K Andrews – Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Miss Lyndse Griffiths – Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Penk Valley Academy Trust oversee the implementation of safeguarding policy in school through the safeguarding committee.
The Trust Safeguarding Champion is Helen Barron and the link Safeguarding Trustee is Clive Noak.

In addition to the safeguarding policy staff also adhere to the following DFE documents:

Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)

Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019)

The Prevent Duty (2015)