Purpose and Aims

The purpose of Oaklands Park School Safeguarding Policy is to provide a secure framework for the workforce in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of those pupils who attend our school. The policy aims to ensure that:

  • All our pupils are safe and protected from harm.
  • Other elements of provision and policies are in place to enable pupils to feel safe and adopt safe practices;
  • Staff, pupils, governors, visitors, volunteers and parents are aware of the expected behaviours’ and the school’s legal responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our pupils.


Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy Sept 2017

A paper copy of the School's safeguarding Policy may be obtained form the school Office




Keeping children safe in education

The prevent duty

Prevent – Extremism and Radicalisation

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused

Working together to safeguard children

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings




DSCB – Devon’s safeguarding children board 

NSPCC - Great resource for parents and professionals with loads of use advice and links.

EDUCATE AGAINST HATE - This website gives parents, teachers and governors practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation


Brook - Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25’s

Sexual Behaviours – Traffic Light Tool.