Safeguarding

Safeguarding

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Humphrey Perkins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

 

Operation Encompass

All Leicester City and Leicestershire County schools are part of Operation Encompass which is a safeguarding initiative aimed at improving outcomes for children and families affected by domestic violence and abuse.

Operation Encompass is a protocol whereby schools are formally notified of any reported incident of domestic violence at an address at which children are present or normally resident. It is run in partnership with Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council and with Leicestershire Police.

All public agencies currently share information where there are safeguarding concerns or risk of harm to children and the Police now share information about all incidents of domestic abuse through Operation Encompass.

To further support the welfare of children, when any domestic abuse incident has been reported to the Police during the school term and one of our pupils was in the household, the information is shared with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This system has been introduced because domestic abuse in a household can have a huge impact on children, even if they do not see what is happening.

This information will be used to ensure the school is able to provide appropriate support to pupils. The information will remain confidential and will only be shared on a strictly need-to-know basis. For example, with the class teacher. It will not be shared with children.

If you would like to speak to someone in confidence about domestic abuse, call the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0800 802 0028.

 

Useful Information for students and Parents

PARENT INFO

ParentInfo is a regularly updated and free feed of information, advice and sources of support for schools and parents. ParentInfo is a collaboration between the National Crime Agency CEOP Command and The Parent Zone.

PREVENT STRATEGY

Please click here for our leaflet for parents in relation to our Prevent Strategy.

SUPPORT FOR PROTECTING YOUR CHILD ONLINE 

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

SPOTTING THE SIGNS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

Please click here for information and guidance

 

SCHOOL NURSE

Humphrey Perkins has the services of a school nursing team. If parents wish to book a referral, please contact the team directly on 01509 410217. Our school nurse Claire Bushnell attends HPS every week, usually on a Wednesday.  

 

Guidance and Checklist for Parents and Carers

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HELPLINES/WEBSITES

MAIN SAFEGUARDING CONTACTS

Named staff and contacts
Designated Safeguarding Lead Helen Hurley helen.hurley@humphreyperkins.org.uk
Deputy Safeguarding Lead Della Bartram della.bartram@humphreyperkins.org.uk
Prevent Single Point of Contact Helen Hurley helen.hurley@humphreyperkins.org.uk
Chair of Governors Byron Chatburn byron.chatburn@humphreyperkins.org.uk
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:
  • Lynn Reeves – Student Support Officer
  • Kristian Cross -Team Leader SLT
  • Della Bartram - Associate Principal
  • Jenny Piper-Gale - Executive Principal
  • Rikki Khakhar – Assistant Principal
  • Debbie Philips – PA to Principals
  • Matthew Rofe – Teacher
  • Gavin Guest – Team Leader / SENDCo

 

  • Designated Teacher for Children in Care:
  • Lynn Reeves, Student Support Officer
  • Nominated Safeguarding Governor:               

Paula Vaughan

  • Safeguarding and Improvement Unit contacts:       

Simon Genders / Ann Prideaux - 0116 305 6314

Head of Service - Safeguarding Improvement and Quality Assurance:                 

Kelda Claire 0116 3059084 / 07507686100

LADO / Allegations:

Mark Goddard 0116 305 7597             

Safeguarding Development Officers:

Simon Genders 0116 305 7750

Ann Prideaux 0116 3057317        

First Response Children’s Duty Team (Same-day referrals)

Telephone:  0116 305 0005

Email:         childrensduty@leics.gov.uk

Address       First Response Children’s Duty, Room 100b, County Hall, Championship Way, Glenfield. LE3 8RF

All other referrals including Early Help Services

http://lrsb.org.uk/childreport

Early Help queries and Consultation Line 0116 305 8727

SAFEGUARDING STATUTORY GUIDELINES

Please click the links below to access these documents. 
Keeping Children Safe in Education - Department of Education Guidance
Safeguarding Code of Conduct
Safeguarding in Education Induction Leaflet
Safer Working Practice - Full Guidance
Safeguarding Policy