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Safeguarding Policy

1. Safeguarding Introduction

We are wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we believe that keeping children safe is everyone’s business.

We recognise it is our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection. School staff are particularly important as they are in a position to identify concerns early, provide help for children and prevent concerns from escalating.

2. Safeguarding Contact

If you need to raise a safeguarding concern with us, either about your own situation or someone else’s, please contact Amy Maher, Club Manager either by email: scallywagsamy@gmail.com or telephone: 07834 241414.

In case of emergency, please call Warwickshire County Council on 01926 414144 or their Evening and Weekend Emergency Duty Team on 01926 886922.

In all events, you can call the Police on 999.

3. Other Useful Contacts

Young Carers – 02476 217740 or https://www.warwickshireyoungcarers.org.uk/

Samaritans Helpline 116 123 or https://www.samaritans.org/

Childline – 0800 1111 or https://www.childline.org.uk/

Bereavement support 0808 808 1677 or helpline@cruse.org.uk

Parent Support Information https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/parentguides/

COMPASS Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing Service – 0330 024 5204 or  Text 0752 061 9376

Family Lives – https://www.familylives.org.uk/

4. Download Safeguarding Policy PDF

You can download a full pdf of our safeguarding policy here.

5. Amendments

4.1 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

4.2 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

4.3 This policy was adopted by Joanne Maher on 07/08/2023.