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At Farlingaye High School, safeguarding is considered everyone’s responsibility.

All staff and volunteers are aware of their duty of care to keep children safe and to enable the best outcomes for them all.  We will work with social care, the police, health services and other services to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.


> Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility.
> The needs of the child are paramount.

> The need for help is identified early.

> Anyone with a concern for a child should make a referral.

 Key Contacts within the School:

John Tunaley

John Tunaley,

Assistant Headteacher

(Designated Safety Lead)

Extension number 226.

Louise Gilmour
Louise Gilmour,

Deputy Headteacher


Extension number 213.

Visitors to Farlingaye are expected to:


~ Sign in and out at Reception.

~ Wear a Visitors Badge, that is visible at all times.

~ Report any concerns to the Safeguarding team.


To view all of our Safeguarding policies in full, please visit:


Hilary Magnall,

Family Support Worker


Extension number 226.

Josh Lampard

Josh Lampard,

Head of Sixth Form


Extension number 248.

In compliance with the Key Safeguarding Employment Standards, all members of staff, governors and volunteers will:


*  Be appropriately qualified.

*  Have the relevant employment history

*  Have the necessary checks carried out.

*  Have enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS).

*  Have access to safeguarding training every year.

*  Be subject to safer recruitment questions at interview.

Child Protection is:


* Child Protection is part of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

* It is an activity undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.

* All agencies should aim to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of children so that the need for action to protect children from harm is reduced.

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children is defined as:


* Protecting children from maltreatment.

* Preventing impairment of children’s health or development.

* Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care.

 * Undertaking roles so as to enable children to have optimum life chances and to enter adulthood successfully.

Key contacts within the Local Authority:


Customer First (Children’s Services) 0808 800 4005


Suffolk Police: 01473 613500


Other Key Information:


Suffolk Safeguarding Children Board:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP):         




Working Together to Safeguard Children: