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Wymondham High Academy

Safeguarding

Safeguarding In School 

Safeguarding the wellbeing of our children is paramount. 

Our policy, and other safeguarding documets can be found below.

Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding At Wymondham High Sixth Form 

Keeping Children Safe In Education 

We have very clear procedures and systems in place to identify and act if we suspect a child is in danger.

We have a number of safeguarding trained professionals in the Academy, but our 4 named designated safeguarding leads are:

Wymondham High Sixth Form is taking part in a jointly run operation between Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Police called Operation Encompass.  Encompass has been set up to help educational providers provide support to children who have been present at incidents of domestic violence.  We know that children can be significantly physically or emotionally harmed when they are involved in, or witness to, domestic violence. 

For more information on Operation Encompass, please click here:  

Letter to parents with details of Operation Encompass

Safeguarding Organisations Outside Of School 

 

If you are concerned about a child in Norfolk and want to speak to someone, contact Norfolk County Council, Children’s Services on 0344 800 8020.  If you consider the child to be in immediate danger, call 999.

 

If you’re worried that a child is being bullied online, or want to discuss your concern you can call the NSPCC helpline for parents and professionals at any time on 0808 800 5000, or visit their website by clicking the logo above. 

If you are concerned that a young person is being sexually abused or groomed online, you can report to CEOP (Child Exploitation Online Protection). This might be from someone they know or someone they have only ever met online. CEOP are there to help and advise you and to make sure the child concerned is safe. Their link is above. 

The Harmful Sexual Behaviour Toolkit 

 The Harmful Sexual Behaviour Toolkit developed by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation in 2020 with funding from the Home Office is designed for parents, carers, family members and professionals, to help everyone play their part in keeping children safe. It has links to useful information, resources, and support as well as practical tips to prevent harmful sexual behaviour and provide safe environments for families.

Online Safety Advice