Safeguarding Policy

The Golden Brain Academy Safeguarding Policy

Purpose and aim of the policy statement
This document is intended to reflect our commitment that safeguarding is the number one priority for our business. We are always striving to improve and so we welcome any suggestions from our parents and teachers as to how we may add to the policy in the future and we regularly keep up to date with legislation in this regard.

Scope of the policy statement
This policy applies to all those who at Golden Brain Academy whether a full time employee, consultant or contractor. It also applies to the parents of our students with whom we are committed to work with to ensure the well being of all our students.

Context
This policy has been drawn up based on legislation, policy and guidance that seeks to protect children in England. A summary of the key legislation is available from nspcc.org.uk/learning

Policy statement
• We believe that everyone has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, to keep them safe and to practise in a way that protects them
• We will give equal priority to keep all children safe regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief
Golden Brain Academy will meet our commitment by
• Listening to children and respecting them
• Appointing a nominated child protection lead responsible for safeguarding
• Writing detailed safeguarding and child protection procedures
• Making sure all staff understand and follow the safeguarding and child protection procedures
• Ensuring all parents and children who use our services know about our policies and what to do if they have a concern
• Building a safeguarding culture where staff, volunteers and children know how they are expected to behave and feel comfortable about sharing concerns

Supporting documents
This policy statement should be read alongside our organisational policies, procedures, guidance and other related documents including:
• Process for reporting concerns regarding child well being
• Guide to creating and maintaining a supportive and safe environment in our lessons

Contact details
Golden Brain Academy contact for all safeguarding queries is Richard Goulden (Director) richard@goldenbrainacademy.com
Contact if you are concerned about the well being of a Child: help@nsp cc.org.uk or call 0808 800 5000
Childline is a free, confidential helpline for children and young people: call 0800 1111

Signature
Richard Goulden

Director
4th June 2021