Henham and Ugley Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
Safeguarding remains the responsibility of all staff and volunteers at our school and we ensure that all relevant adults undergo regular continuous professional development and training and that our safeguarding processes and procedures are robust and rigorous.
These measures are in place to ensure that a culture of safeguarding is firmly embedded throughout our school.
The designated safeguarding lead for our school is Mrs Kim Hall (Headteacher)
The deputy safeguarding lead for our school is Mrs Bex Carter (Deputy Headteacher)
The nominated lead governor for safeguarding is Mrs Fiona Miller (Co-opted Governor)
All adults who work in school have a responsibility to read and understand all safeguarding policies.
Please click on the link below to read our Child Protection Policy:
All adults are also expected to read the DfE guidance:
It should be read alongside statutory guidance:
and departmental advice:
Effective working together depends on an open approach and honest relationships between agencies. Where professionals consider that the practice of other professionals is placing children at risk of harm, they must be assertive, act swiftly and ensure that they challenge the relevant professionals in line with the SET (Southend, Essex & Thurrock) procedures:
Schools have a duty to safeguard children from radicalisation and extremism. This is referred to as Prevent. More information can be found on the government’s website via this link:
ChildLine (for children and young people)
Telephone: 0800 1111 (free)
The ChildLine number won’t show up on your phone bill if you call from a landline or from most mobile networks.