Sybil Elgar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff, multi-agency staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our school staff are here to keep children and young people safe and secure and to promote their personal safety and wellbeing.
We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment and which are in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. These policies are accessible to all staff, visitors, multi-agency staff, parents and carers. Policies are procedures are reviewed and revised by the National Autistic Society on a regular basis.
Sybil Elgar School has policies and procedures in place to deal effectively with child protection and safeguarding concerns. Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies, when there are concerns about a student’s welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about the student are discussed with parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the student’s welfare.
Parent Child Protection procedures Sybil Elgar House May 2018
Parent Child Protection procedures Sybil Elgar School January 2019
Safeguarding Across the Curriculum February 2019
Safeguarding Children Policy SO-0189
Safeguarding Children and Young People Sybil Elgar House May 2018
Safeguarding Children and Young People September 2018.
Safeguarding Adults December 2018
If you have a concerns that a student is being harmed, is at risk of harm, or you receive a disclosure (intentionally or unintentionally) you must contact one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads listed below as quickly as possible.
Download our safeguarding poster for further information:
The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Lucy Burholt and the Deputy Safeguarding Lead is Marius Byleveld. Other staff trained in child protection are Thea Smit (Lead Teacher & Designated Teacher for LAC) and Padmaja Namballa (Teacher).
Sybil Elgar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting a safe environment for our students. Strict child and adult protection recruitment procedures operate and all appointments are subject to statutory checks on staff and volunteers including enhanced checks from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).
The Ealing Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) can be contacted on 020 8825 8000, further information is available on their website.