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Safeguarding Children and Young People

Staff in school have a legal duty to report any concerns that they may have about the children and young people in their care; if they are concerned that the child may be suffering significant harm, particularly as a consequence of possible physical, emotional, sexual abuse or neglect.

All adults, working with or on behalf of children, have a responsibility to protect them. However, our school has a senior member of staff with special responsibility for Child Protection – the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), who is supported in this role by a Designated Safeguarding Deputy (DSD).

Nicola Sherwood – Designated Safeguarding Lead

Michelle Kouni -  Designated Safeguarding Deputy

Michelle Kouni, the Headteacher, has overall control and responsibility for safeguarding at Concord.

The Child Protection Team in school undertakes regular training and is very experienced in dealing with all Safeguarding matters with professional confidentiality.

If any parent/carer has any concern about the safety of any child in school, please contact one of the above - they are there to offer support and guidance. 

The school has policies on Safeguarding, Child Protection and Online Safeguarding that have been agreed by the Trust Board. They can be found on the Policies pages in the Parents & Carers Section. 

Please contact school if you need any further information on safeguarding.