Safeguarding at Swanwick School and Sports College is taken very seriously.
All staff and visitors must wear an ID badge at all times. Our school premises are secure and all visitors must sign in and show proof of identity.
We follow strict safer recruitment procedures and all staff have enhanced DBS checks to ensure that they are suitable to work with vulnerable children and young adults. All staff receive regular training.
The school work closely with other agencies to ensure that pupils and families needs are met.
If you have any concerns regarding the safety of a young person please contact Starting Point at Derbyshire County Council by telephoning 01629 533190, or use their online support request form.
CEOP offer children, young people, parents/carers and professionals working with these groups, a simple and convenient mechanism for access to trusted online safety advice, help and support. Please follow the drop down menu button under CEOP to report abuse directly.
Designated Safeguarding Leads
At Swanwick School and Sports College we have six Designated Safeguard Leads:-
Mrs D England :- Co-Headteacher
Mr C Greenhough :- Co-Headteacher
Mrs C McKee:- Assistant Headteacher /SENCo
Mrs K Hardy:- Deputy SENCo
Miss K Harkin:- Positive Support Lead / Family Liaison Worker
Mrs C Moody:- Family Liaison Worker
Mrs Karen Hudson:- Chair of Governors / Link Governor for Safeguarding/LAC
At SSSC we offer a designated Family Liaison Worker. Their role is to develop close working relationships with parents and carers to ensure our young people have access to the opportunities and services they are entitled.
Our Family Liaison Workers will also work with individual families more intensively and attend meetings such as Annual Reviews, PEP’s and Child in Need meetings.
This role also allows closer working relationships between the school and other agencies such as local Multi Agency Teams, CAMHs and Social Care.
The Family Liaison Workers works with young people identified by the school as requiring more support. Parents and carers are also welcome to contact the school and speak with the Family Liaison Workers directly.
SSSC: Staying Safe Guidance
Please click on the download link below to view our Staying Safe Guidance document. Our school council have put this together to ensure our young people know the best course of action to take in certain situations.
CEOP offer children, young people, parents/carers and professionals working with these groups, a simple and convenient mechanism for access to trusted online safety advice, help and support. Please click on the image below to report abuse directly to CEOP.