The icollege and its Management Committee take seriously the duty and responsibility to have arrangements about safeguarding and promote the health and welfare of children. This includes protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.
The icollege and its Management Committee ‘ensure that staff have the skill, means and training necessary to ensure children and young people are protected from harm’. *
The icollege and its Management Committee endeavour to ensure that we work together with all agencies, services and other provision regarding the safeguarding and wellbeing of children in our care. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
Children’s Act 1989 Section 175 of Education Act 2002 Safeguarding Children 2014 * Working together to Safeguard Children 2015 icollege Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy September 2016 Keeping Children Safe September 2016
The above statement to be approved by the Management Committee on 7th September 2017