Purpose and Aims

The purpose of Oaklands Park School Safeguarding Policy is to provide a secure framework for the workforce in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of those pupils who attend our school. The policy aims to ensure that:

  • All our pupils are safe and protected from harm.
  • Other elements of provision and policies are in place to enable pupils to feel safe and adopt safe practices;
  • Staff, pupils, governors, visitors, volunteers and parents are aware of the expected behaviours’ and the school’s legal responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our pupils.


Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy Sept 2017.pdf

 A paper copy of the School's safeguarding Policy may be obtained form the school Office



Statutory Guidance & Policies for Parents and Professionals


Keeping children safe in education.pdf

The prevent duty.pdf

Prevent - Extremism and Radicalisation.pdf

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused.pdf

Working together to safeguard children.pdf

Guidance for Safer Working Practices.pdf



 Additional Links 

DSCB - Devons safeguarding children board 

NSPCC - Great resource for parents and professionals with loads of use advice and links. 

EDUCATE AGAINST HATE - This website gives parents, teachers and governors practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation

Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25’s   -    Sexual Behaviours / Traffic Light Tool.



Half termly theme - Anti Bullying

Bullying Information.pdf

 Bullying Alliance link -