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Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.  In school we have three members of staff who work together to lead in this area.

Your safeguarding team:

Mrs Martin (Assistant Head) is the safeguarding lead. bernadette.martin@stcecilias.school
Mrs Dean (Head of Early Years) sarah.dean@stcecilias.school
Mr Burke (Head Teacher)  head@stcecilias.school


These three members of staff have extensive experience in supporting children and families with safeguarding and child protection issues, please contact either one of them if you have an issue.

Local Support with child protection
Sutton Local Authority have a child protection / safeguarding team available through a resource called MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub.)  Contact them by calling 020 8770 6001, for the Sutton MASH website click here.

For Merton's MASH website click here.  Contact them by calling 020 8545 4226.

For Surrey's MASH website click here.  Contact them by calling 0300 470 9100.

Online Resources

To help support parents in safeguarding their own children we would like to signpost you towards some good online resources.  If you have any queries about these please get in touch with one of the team.

Childline
They provide support with a range of issues including bullying and emotional health - including stress and depression.  You can find the Childline Youtube Channel here.

 

 

NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

The NSPCC have good resources on a range of topics,  The Talk Pants campaign emphasises the need for relaxed conversations at home about maintaining personal safety and preventing abuse, providing children with the knowledge that it is good to talk and not to keep bad secrets. 

Click here for the NSPCC Youtube Channel with many videos, we have two here for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)

CEOP have videos on Youtube and a website of resources at ThinkuKnow.  CEOP is part of the National Crime Agency, they prevent children from harm through investigation and detection and through the sharing of advice and resources to help us protect children online. CEOP Youtube Channel here.

Parent Zone

Parent Zone has partnered with CEOP to provide and additional bank of resources about all thinks digital, from Google Home to online gambling.  They also have a Parent Lounge where you can log in for detailed resources. 

For the Parent Zone Youtube Channel click here

 

 

 

 

 


 

Common Sense Media

Is your child using an appropriate game, is that movie suitable, how about that book they have just borrowed? Common Sense Media provides you with a search tool to check on the content on many resources, from movies, to books to games. 

 

 

They also provide other materials to help you have good quality conversations with your children at home including video conversation starters and ideas such as "Device Free Dinner."  They have detailed guidance on how to set up technology safely.  Youtube Channel here.

Digital Parenting Magazine

You can download the latest version of this magazine by clicking here.