Horton Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. We recognise that safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. For more information about safeguarding at Horton Lodge and to see our safeguarding policy click here.
Under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 every School in the UK has a statutory duty to prevent extremism and promote British Values. Horton Lodge is committed to providing a secure environment for pupils, where children feel safe and are kept safe. All staff and volunteers working at Horton Lodge recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility irrespective of the role they undertake or whether their role has direct contact or responsibility for children or not. Please see our PREVENT Policy.
Working Together To Safeguard Children – Statutory Guidance form the Government explaining schools responsibilities for safeguarding children. The document explains what individuals and organisations should do to keep children safe.
Keeping Children Safe In Education – Statutory Guidance form the Government that sets out what schools and colleges must do to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18.
If you believe the child to be at risk of immediate harm, this must be reported to the police on 999 or 101. Once you have reported to the police, please contact the First Response or Emergency Duty Team.
Childline have a wealth of resources including materials for aimed at children who are worried about the current Corona Virus situation
‘Working Hand in Hand to Achieve Potential’