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Whole School Policy for Child Protection and Safeguarding

At the Heathland School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, teaching and non-teaching (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The Heathland School takes seriously its responsibility under section 175 of the Education Act 2002 and existing documentation including ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2021) and Working Together to Safeguard Children (June 2018) relating to Child Protection to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; and to work together with other agencies to ensure there are adequate arrangements within our school to identify, assess and support those students who are suffering harm. We will always act in the best interest of the child.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead is:

Mr SS Gill (Deputy Head – Pupil Support) Telephone: 0208 572 4411

The reserve Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mrs EGTurner (Assistant Head – Inclusion) Telephone: 0208 572 4411

Mrs NC Benedict (Deputy DSL and Well-being Lead) Telephone: 0208 572 4411

Mr L Nwagbara (Deputy DSL and Lead Learning Mentor) : 0208 572 4411

The Headmaster is:

Mr HSPattar Telephone: 0208 572 4411

The Chairman of Governors is:

Mr MJ Nicholls Telephone: 0208 572 4411

Children’s Services Duty Desk

HOW TO CONTACT CHILDREN’S SOCIAL CARE

Telephone 0208 583 6600 first select Option TWO for Children’s Services then there are further options, three of which relate to this guidance:

With immediate effect, all safeguarding referrals must now go to childrensocialcare@hounslow.gov.uk

Any URGENT referrals please contact the Front Door on 020 8583 6600 Option 2 then Option 3 and discuss your concerns.

New Referrals with NO allocated social worker:
Front Door on 020 8583 6600 Option 2 then Option 3 and discuss your concerns.
Secure email address: childrensocialcare@hounslow.gov.uk
Fax Number: 020 8583 3245
Duty Manager (West): 020 8583 3257
Duty Manager (East): 020 8583 4573

Further information is available in the Whole School Policy for Child Protection and Safeguarding