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Safeguarding

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students.

We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where young adults are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that young adults receive effective support, protection and justice.


Are you concerned about a student?

If you are worried about a student, make a written record of your concern. **

(Include the day, date, time, concern and your signature)

You must share safeguarding concerns without delay.

Your Designated Safeguarding Leads

Carol Frizzell-Wilson

Lead DSL

Kevin Latham

Deputy DSL

Gareth Ivett

Deputy DSL

** College staff must record any concerns they have about students on MyConcern! 


Safeguarding advice for staff, volunteers and visitors:

Our aim is to provide a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, volunteers and visitors.  As a college we are committed to safeguarding and meeting the needs of our young people.

Security of students, staff and visitors:

All members of staff will wear photo identity badges on BLUE lanyards at all times.

All visitors should report to the college on arrival and sign the visitor book.  Visitors will be issued with a lanyard which must be worn at all times.

All visitors to the college will be asked to produce photographic evidence of their identity (such as passport or driving licence) and the college reserves the right to refuse entry to the college if such proof of identity is not available.

The lanyards are colour coded as follows:

  • RED: Visitor requires supervision at all times and must not be in any part of the college on their own.
  • GREEN: Senior staff have seen and noted the visitor’s DBS.  Visitors are on our Single Central Record and can be unsupervised.

If you have any concerns you must ensure that this information is passed to a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).  You can ask a member of the college team to locate a DSL.  You should not discuss the concern with anyone else other than a DSL.

All mobile phones must be switched off and must not be used whilst you are in college.

Creating Tomorrow College expects all staff and visitors to:

  • Treat everyone with respect and dignity;
  • Promote and model safe behaviour.

At Creating Tomorrow College the principles of Protective Behaviours are used.  The two themes are:

  1. We all have the right to feel safe all the time;
  2. We can talk with someone about anything even if it feels awful or small.

If as a visitor, you have any concerns about a student’s wellbeing, management, welfare etc., we would like you to report this to a DSL.

If you have any concerns about any member of staff, this should be reported to the Strategic Leader, Gareth Ivett, directly. Please ask a member of staff to locate him, or you can email him with your concern at: g.ivett@daventryhillschool.org.uk

If the concern is about the Strategic Leader, please report this to the Chair of Trustees, Jeanette Payne at jpayne@creatingtomorrowtrust.co.uk

Don’t think “What if I am wrong?” — Think “What if I’m right!”


Health and Safety

Fire:

  • In the event of a fire in the building, the alarm will be sounded.
  • If you hear the alarm, please make your way out of the building immediately following the green fire exit signs and make your way to the agreed assembly points.
  • DO NOT RE-ENTER THE BUILDING UNLESS YOU ARE INFORMED BY A MEMBER OF STAFF IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

Accident/Illness:

Should you have an accident or feel unwell during your visit, please report to a member of the staff team. Creating Tomorrow College will ensure that you have access to a first-aider.  All accidents will be recorded.

 

Creating Tomorrow College is a non-smoking site — Please respect this.


Everyone has a responsibility to make sure that students within Creating Tomorrow College are safe