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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:

Louise Gilmour

Louise Gilmour

Deputy Headteacher

(Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Extension number 213.

Josh Lampard

Josh Lampard

Head of Sixth Form


Extension number 248.

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:

Claire Hankers

Claire Hankers

Safeguarding Manager


Extension number 226.

Clara French

Clara French

Family Support Worker


Extension number 226.

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.

Jade Messer

Jade Messer

Online Safety Lead

Extension number 235.

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:

Non-emergency number 101.


Other Key Information:


Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP):        



Working Together to Safeguard Children:      


Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019)