Child Protection

Child Protection

The Academy’s Child Protection Officer is Mrs Isobel Williams who should be the first point of contact in the event of any concerns regarding Child Protection issues. Click here to email or telephone 01952 386000 (reception)

The Academy recognises our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all  pupils. We will endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We will be alert to the signs of abuse and maltreatment and will follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.

The procedures contained in the Child Protection and Safeguarding policy apply to all staff and governors and are consistent with those of the local Safeguarding Children Board.

The Academy issues all visitors to the Academy with a Visitor Information Safeguarding Leaflet – a copy can be found by clicking on the following link: Visitor information safeguarding leaflet – ADA Sept 2017

Core principles

The policy is one of a series in the school’s integrated safeguarding portfolio. Our core safeguarding principles are as follows:
  • The Academy’s responsibility to promote the welfare of children is of paramount importance
  • Safer children make more successful learners
  • Representatives of the wholes school community of pupils, parents, staff and governors will be involved in policy development and review.
  • Policies will be reviewed annually, unless an incident or new legislation or guidance suggest the need for an interim review.

Abraham Darby Academy has a  Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy in place – this policy can found by clicking on this link: www.abrahamdarbyacademy.org.uk/policies

Please click on the link below to access the LFF eResource pack for children who may be getting in trouble online.

Link: LFF eResource Pack for Parents_SEP15

Please also find the link to the Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Children Board website as it is a useful resource for parents and their children.

Link: http://www.telfordsafeguardingboard.org.uk/

Are you worried about a child? 

Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is committed to keeping children safe.

We have three trained staff who work with the Local Authority and specialist support  services/agencies in order to keep our students safe in and outside the Academy.

If you are worried about the safety of one of our students please contact one of our designated staff below on 386000. If it is outside of school hours please contact one of the agencies listed below. The important thing is to remember you are not on your own and don’t wait. Together we make a difference.

Our School Safeguarding leads are:

Angela Bithell Isobel Williams  Neil Robins

Family Connect – is our local one stop shop who provide information about children services within the Local area. Family Connect is available Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm on 01952 385385 or after 5 pm and at weekends on 01952 676500. Online referrals and more information can be found following the link below; http://www.telfordsafeguardingboard.org.uk/lscb/info/12/i_am_a_parent_or_carer/9/worried_about_a_child_being_abused

Or www.familyconnecttelford.co.uk

There are plenty of people who you can report your worries/suspicions to. Please do not wait, there is someone available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you are worried a child is in imminent danger always call the police on 999. Otherwise call and speak to them on 101.

NCPCC  – 0808 800 5000 or make an online referral: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/get-advice-and-support/  . You do not have to give your name and can remain anonymous. This service is available 24 hours a day 365 days of the year.

CEOP – If you are worried about On-line exploitation then please make a referral to CEOP more information about the support available can be found on their website https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/


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