Little Heath School takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in its care, because “the welfare of the child is paramount” (Children Act 1989).
Blackpool Safeguarding Children Board Objectives: To coordinate what is done by each person or body represented on the Board for the purposes of safeguardingand promoting the welfare of children in the area of the authority by which it is established; To ensure the effectiveness of what is done by each such person or body for those purposes; Sect 13 Children Act 2004 The focus is on children most at risk of serious harm’
...TDA2.2 – 1.1 Task 1A (Legislation) The legislation and guidelines for the following safeguarding practices are: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) The UNCRC is an international human rights treaty that grants all children and young people under the age of 18 years a set of comprehensive rights. The UK signed to this legally binding act in 1990 and rectified it in 1991, this means the UK is required to implement legislation to...
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We have a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and young people while they are at King’s or being cared for in their own homes by our staff. We do this by:
This Policy for safeguarding the welfare of children aims to ensure a safe environment, where risks are minimised, where those affected by abuse are supported, where offenders are brought to account and where all allegations are dealt with justly and promptly.