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St Clement's

High School

Safeguarding Children and Internet Safety

Safeguarding Children 

At Marshland High School we work hard to ensure that there is a safe environment in which students feel secure, are able to talk, and that they feel listened to.  All staff and governors at Marshland High School are trained in Safeguarding using the Norfolk County Council training programme.  Our safeguarding policy can be found on the  website under policies, along with other policies relating to the care and safety of students, staff and visitors.  

Our Safeguarding Team is as follows:

Mr T Duce

Deputy Headteacher & Designated Senior Lead (DSL)

Mr Steve Cozens

Governor responsible for Safeguarding

Mr C Jansen  
Mr D Saunders
Mrs S Swinburn
Ms T Pearce 
Mrs S Bradley 
Mr R Sedgeley
Mrs L Calvert   

Safeguarding Team 

Please feel free to contact one of our team if you need to discuss any safeguarding issues.
 

Safer Schools Partnership 
We have joined forces with the Safer Schools Partnership run by the Norfolk Constabulary to ensure that our pupils are kept  safe, reduce the risk of being drawn into crime, antisocial or extremist behaviour.  To improve the safety of the school and surrounding area, building positive relationships between pupils and police.  It also promotes shared values and improves relations generally within the school and the wider community. Please click on the link below to view more about the work of the  Safer Schools Partnership:

Norfolk Constabulary - Safer Schools Partnership (SSPs)

Operation Encompass
Encompass has been set up to help school provide support to children who have been present at incidents of domestic violence. 

Marshland High School will be taking part in a this jointly run operation with Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Police.

The school will receive a confidential phone call from the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub before 9am on the morning after any domestic incident where a child at our school had been involved, present or witnessed.

The information is given to a the school's Key Adults who are:

  • Mr Duce
  • Mrs Swinburn
  • Mr Saunders

they will then enable support to be given dependent on the needs and wishes of the child.

We are keen to offer the best support possible to our pupils and we believe this is going to be extremely beneficial to all those involved.

For further information please download the the letter sent to parents here.

For more information on Operation Encompass please click on the link below:

Operation Encompass

Internet Safety

 

Do you ever feel that your children know more about online technologies than you do? You're not alone. The Internet and online technologies are an important part of children’s lives at home and school, providing great opportunities for learning, communicating, playing and creating.

As we know, these technologies create huge opportunities for us all; however, they can sometimes be a bit overwhelming, and present challenges to keeping your family safe online.

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) is the UK’s national centre dedicated to protecting children from harm both online and offline. CEOP’s Thinkuknow education initiative aims to empower children and young people to enjoy online technologies safely.

CEOP have released the 'Parents' and Carers' Guide to the Internet' ‐ a short, entertaining TV‐style programme looking at what it’s like to bring up children in the online world. The programme will help you to:

  • Stay up to date with the technology your children are using;
  • Understand steps you can take to keep your children safe online; and
  • Know what action to take and where to seek further support if things go wrong.

 

Useful Links

Web Address

Description

http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

A link to the CEOP site, which provides parents with advice on Internet safety.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

A direct link to the 'Parents' and Carers' Guide to the Internet, including keeping your child safe online

http://www.bbfc.co.uk/parentport

Welcome to Parents BBFC - the website which allows parents to make an informed decision about what films their children watch and the games they play.

Pocket Guide to Social Media Safeguarding  An A-Z Pocket Guide of Social Media Apps produced by the Norfolk Constabulary for parents.
Sexting Leaflet A guide produced by the Norfolk Constabulary on the consequences of sexting.
Child Safety On Line  Social Media Guide for Parents