Chart Wood School will be moving to a new site in Dorking over the holiday period and will become Unified Academy from 1st September 2020. Unified Academy will remain part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust.

Safeguarding

Chart Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support students and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019. If a student or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.

COVID-19 SAFEGUARDING UPDATE: please see the Covid-19 annex to our safeguarding policy for details of how we continue to safeguard pupils through the coronavirus pandemic.

Chart Wood School Covid-19 safeguarding annex

Please see our policy and procedure for further details.

Child Protection, Adult Protection and Safeguarding Policy

The safety of our students is our number one priority.  As we all know, the risks in modern society are varied and constantly changing and we cannot remove these, so we all need to help educate children in ways to keep themselves safe.

Safeguarding Team:

If anyone is worried that a student is being abused or there are safeguarding issues, the senior designated member of staff should be contacted. Alternatively you can contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) at the Local Authority.

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) – Rachel Samuels Tel: 01737 215488 email: rachel.samuels@cws.surrey.sch.uk

Deputy Designated Lead – Kerry Smith Tel: 01737 215488 email: Kerry.smith@cws.surrey.sch.uk

Deputy Designated Lead – David Thomas Tel: 01737 215488 email: David.Thomas@cws.surrey.sch.uk

Safeguarding Officer – Josh Markey Tel: 01737 215488 email: joshua.markey@cws.surrey.sch.uk

Surrey Council Safeguarding Team Tel: 0300 200 1006

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Kelly Phillips – contact via the school office Tel: 01737 215488 or email: admin.merstham@cws.surrey.sch.uk

For any safeguarding concerns the team can be contacted via the school office Tel: 01737 215488 or email: admin.merstham@cws.surrey.sch.uk

I would like to thank all the staff that have made my son feel welcome at your school. After last year at his old school we never thought we could help him feel happy and want to go to school…….now we are 100 % positive we made the right choice

 

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