At Holy Family and St Michael's we are committed to the protection and safeguarding of all our children
Designated Child Protection Officer - Mrs C Cade - Headteacher
Deputy Child Protection Officer - Mr M Harris - Deputy Headteacher
Deputy Child Protection Officer - Mrs K Waddington
Deputy Child Protection Officer - Mr T Wright
Deputy Child Protection Officer - Mrs K Murphy
Deputy Child Protection Officer - Mrs L Matthews
Safeguarding Policy 2019
WAKEFIELD EARLY HELP
Everyone Needs a Helping Hand Sometimes - Please visit www.earlyhelp.wakefield.gov.uk
for a list/directory of all the support networks that are provided in the area.
Wakefield’s Young People Safeguarding Charter.
Parent Info is a new free service for schools.
Here you'll find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help parents keep up with what their children are doing on-line. Schools are welcome to subscribe to a feed for their own websites and use the content as they wish.
Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone has been providing information and support to parents for a decade, and CEOP , the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency.
The government has now launched the Educate Against Hate webpage http://educateagainsthate.com/
Keeping children safe
The NSPCC Website ‘Share Aware’ provides straight forward, no-nonsense advice that will untangle the web, and show
parents how they can be just as great a parent online as offline. It includes a guide to social networking sites, a parents’ guide and tips about how to talk to your child about staying safe online.
Domestic abuse Wakefield contacts
Parents Guide to Extremism and Radicalisation
Know the Signs Campaign
The next phase of the Know the Signs campaign was launched on 18 December. This phase aims to advise parents or carers who are buying gadgets such as tablets, mobile phones, games consoles, etc for young people to set the privacy settings on the apps that they will be using before they give the gifts.
The guides for parents are on the West Yorkshire Police website – www.westyorkshire.police.uk/cse/onlineguides
The guides have been written in a very simple way, so that regardless of technical ability, you should be able to follow the instructions.
ParentInfo and Text Lingo!
Do you know your ALAP from your ASL? If not you may find the new service for schools and parents called ParentInfo a real help. Explaining text messaging acronyms is just one of the services provided by this web site, it covers a wide range of issues including mental health, sex and relationship's and online activity including gaming and cyberbullying.
You may view the latest post at http://shareit.ict4c.co.uk/esafeguarding/parentinfo-and-text-lingo/
Useful Safeguarding Documents for Parents