Safeguarding and Supporting Parents

What is safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. All adults in the USH community work together to protect our children. It is our highest priority. 

Safeguarding means:

  • protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
  • preventing harm to children’s health or development
  • ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
  • taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.

Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. This includes child protection (click here then scroll down to see our dedicated Child Protection Policy on our Policies Page) which details how we respond to concerns about a child.

Parents and carers work in partnership with the school and we recognise that from time to time you may need support.

**If as a  parent you are concerned about your own child or another young person you should inform any member of the pastoral team or Designated Safeguarding Lead, Miss Clements via Email**

**If you are a student who needs to report a concern, please tell any member of staff.**