White Trees School

Because of our close day to day contact with children, we recognise that; “Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play in safeguarding children....School and college staff are particularly important as they are in a position to identify concerns early, and provide help for children, to prevent concerns from escalating. Schools and colleges should work with social care, the police, health services and other services to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.” (‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ July 2015)

The staff of White Trees Independent School take seriously our responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students, to minimise risk and to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements are in place within our school to identify, assess, and support those children who are suffering harm.

Our school is a community and all those directly connected (staff, all professionals working with our students, where applicable parents, and the students themselves) share in the safeguarding process. We welcome suggestions and comments contributing to this process.

Important Contacts

Designated safeguard lead – Rebecca Verallo Graves – School Manager 01279 658518

For safeguarding concerns involving the school Manager
Designated Person – Emma Barr – Director – 01279 505326
Designated Person – Ayshea Praide – Director 01279 505326

To view the full Safeguarding Policy and Procedure please click the link to the policy which can be viewed or downloaded from the website.