Safeguarding is defined as protecting children from maltreatment, preventing impairment of health and/or development, ensuring that children grow up in the provision of safe and effective care, and optimising children’s life chances.

The school follows the procedures established by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board; a guide to procedure and practice for all agencies in Hertfordshire working with children and their families.

Designated Safeguarding Person (DSP) – Mr. T Timson (Headteacher)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Person – Mrs. L. Hales (Assistant Headteacher) and Mrs. L Lacy (SENCo)

Safeguarding & Child Protection Governor – Mrs. D. Lodge

SEN Governor Lead & Chair of Governors – Mrs. D Lodge