We work to keep children safe in Education
St Edward’s School takes its Safeguarding and Child protection responsibilities very seriously. We work closely and share information with the local authority and other appropriate external agencies, to ensure the welfare of all our students. If you have any concerns about a child’s welfare, please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team:
- Mrs V Edgeler – Designated Safeguarding Lead and Assistant Headteacher
- Mrs N Cannings- Deputy Safeguarding Lead and SENCo
- Mrs C Murphy-Parry- Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Head of Sixth Form
- Mr D Hurley- Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Assistant Headteacher
- Mrs D Moody – Safeguarding Designated Governor
See also the Safeguarding Policy found in the ‘Policy’ section – Click Here
ThinkUknow – Find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Look at how you can protect yourself and others around you. Do you think you know? Have a look to see.
Has someone done something online that has made you or a child or young person you know, feel worried or unsafe? This sites gives you advice on reporting the incident and giving you information on how to keep safe.
What we send in text messages or on social networking sites can be dangerous if shared with the wrong person. Once you send a message, you’re not in control of what happens to it. Here’s some advice about sexting and keep yourself self.
Educate. Against. Hate
The purpose of this site is to give parents /carers and those working with young people practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.
UK Safer Internet Centre
Here you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet
Poole Family Information Service
This sites gives you all information you may need for support and advice and signposting to agencies or support groups they may be able to help with any concerns
Vodafone Digital Parenting
Vodafone Digital Parenting: Packed with information and advice about bullying, peer pressure, screen time, and much more.
Dorset Safeguarding Children Board
Dorset Safeguarding Children Board contains advice on how to keep your children safe.
The NSPCC helpline is a place adults can contact by phone or online to get advice or share their concerns about a child, anonymously if they wish.
Pace is the leading national charity working with parents and carers of sexually exploited children.