Safeguarding

Safeguarding is a priority at Yew Tree. We work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of all our pupils. We also work with other agencies to ensure that our school has adequate arrangements to identify, assess and support children.

Designated Safeguarding Lead Professionals at Yew Tree are:

  • Rajneet Bloomfield
  • Lauren Szilvasi
  • Theresa Parsons

Other Safeguarding Leads are Mark Alberici and Rachael Russell.

Our nominated Safeguarding Governor is Mr Neil Rollason.

The NSPCC has a new reporting facility available for under 18s to report if an image or video of them has been shared online in order for it to be removed from the Internet:

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/sexting/report-nude-image-online/

Please see the document below regarding online safety:

Online Safety Guidance for Parents

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-keeping-children-safe-online

Some links that you might find useful are listed below:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

www.getsafeonline.org

www.solihullscb.co.uk

For information about FGM, there is a fact sheet from the Home Office at www.west-midlands.police.uk

For a statement opposing FGM for parents to take abroad if to travelling to high risk countries please go to www.west-midlands.police.uk

A NHS Patient Information Leaflet on FGM (available in different languages) is available at www.nhs.uk

Please visit Solihull LCSB (Local Children’s Safeguarding Board) for further information on how to report a concern, resources and further information on how to keep children safe:- www.solihulllscb.co.uk