Thorpepark has a responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people they come into contact with. The need for guidelines and procedures is important to ensure that this is done with understanding and clarity.
The designated Safeguarding Lead and responsibility for safeguarding within the organisation is: Lisa Traynor. The child protection officer for the school is Wendy Mortimer.
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Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility.
Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families and carers has a role to play in safeguarding children.
In order to fulfil this responsibility effectively, we have made available the below documents to give you further advice and information.
Operation Encompass is a Police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse.
Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools before the start of the next school day when a child or young person has been involved or exposed to a domestic abuse incident the previous evening.
The information is given in strict confidence to a school’s Key Adult to enable support to be given dependent on the needs and wishes of the child.
Operation Encompass is a Trauma Informed and Trauma Sensitive charity. We acknowledge and understand the impact of Domestic Abuse as an Adverse Childhood Experience.
Operation Encompass mitigates against the damaged caused by exposure to Domestic Abuse and other ACE’s