Safeguarding Policy

“Section 11 of the Children Act 2004 places duties on a range of organisations and individuals to ensure their functions, and any services that they contract out to others, are discharged having regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children Various other statutory duties apply to other specific organisations working with children and families and are set out in this chapter” Taken from HM Government “Working Together to Safeguard Children” Chapter 2 “Organisational responsibilities” 2013 (pages 47/48/49) Furthermore page 49 relates to “individual organisational responsibilities” and duties of “Schools and colleges” within the Section of 175 and 157 of the Education Act 2002

Safeguarding board see address http://www.telfordsafeguardingboard.org.uk/ for contact details of the LADO, local Authority Designated Officer. 01952385385