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Safeguarding

Create Safeguarding Statement

 

At Create Partnership Trust we put the safeguarding and wellbeing of the children first and expect all visitors and volunteers to do the same.

 

In our schools children are taught how to keep themselves safe, form positive relationships, and know who to speak to if they need help.

 

We work with our families and sometimes outside agencies to safeguard our pupils. Our staff have a duty of care to report any concerns, and always act in the best interests of the child.

 

For more information please see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy on the school website.

Designated Safeguarding Team

 Designated Safeguarding Team 1 Miss. Evans - DSL / SPOC / Prevent SPOC
 Designated Safeguarding Team 2 Miss. Lucas - DST
 Designated Safeguarding Team 3 Miss. Brandon - DST
 Designated Safeguarding Team 4 Mrs. Povall - DST
 Designated Safeguarding Team 5 Mr. Rose - DST

You should report concerns to a member of the Designated Safeguarding Team (DST) immediately who will deal with the concerns and inform the Designated Senior Lead (DSL).

 

If a member of the DST is not available, you should inform the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO).
 
If anything worries you or concerns you, report it straight away.

Any Concerns?

If you have any safeguarding concerns you would like to raise with the school please contact us on 0121 464 2189 or via email at enquiry@hodgeapps.co.uk

 

If you have an immediate concern and cannot contact us please visit the Children's Advice and Support Service (CASS) website to make a referral or call the children’s social care department direct using the contact details below.

 

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:45am to 5:15pm
Friday: 8:45am to 4:15pm

Telephone: 0121 303 1888

 

Emergency out-of-hours:
Telephone: 0121 675 4806

If you think someone is in immediate danger please call the Police on 999.

Overall responsibility for Safeguarding within our MAT lies with the CEO, Pat Smart.

 

Mary Higgins is our designated Trustee for Safeguarding.

Keeping Children Safe in Education

All Staff at our school have read the Keeping Children Safe in Education (Information for Schools and Colleges) document.

This document explains;

  • What School and College Staff should know and do
  • Types of abuse and neglect
  • Specific Safeguarding Issues
  • Further Information on a Child Missing from Education
  • Further Information on Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Further Information on Female Genital Mutilation
  • Further Information on Preventing Radicalisation

 

The full document is available to view below.

Working Together to Safeguard Children Guidance

Hodge Hill Primary Safeguarding Policy

Right Help, Right Time

In line with Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership, Hodge Hill Primary follows the refreshed threshold guidance “Right Help, Right Time” (RHRT). This framework has provided everyone at Hodge Hill Primary with clear advice about what to do and how to respond if a child and their family need extra help. Our DSLs, have attended the required training suggested by the RHRT Multi-Agency so have embedded the RHRT guidance within the day to day practice of the school. Our staff regularly receive training so they know that the voice of the child is at the centre of their planning, decision making and service delivery.

 

For further information on the materials provided by RHRT, read the following documents:

Below are links to external organisations that we work with to safeguard our children.
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At Hodge Hill safeguarding of pupils is at the forefront of everything we do. Check out our safeguarding page for the latest information and advice.

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