Lypiatt Primary School and Early Years Centre fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection.
Lypiatt Primary School and Early Years Centre follows the child protection procedures set out by the Wiltshire Safeguarding Board and has regard to statutory guidance issued by the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2016.
What is safeguarding?
Safeguarding can be defined by promoting the health, safety and welfare of all pupils. Safeguarding is the responsibility of all adults, especially those working or volunteering with children. Lypiatt Primary School aims to help to protect the children in its care by working consistently and appropriately with all relevant agencies to reduce risk and promote the welfare of children.
What is child protection?
Child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. This refers to the activity which is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.
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