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Three Bridges Primary School

Three Bridges Primary School

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Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding at Three Bridges Primary School

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The governing body has a duty of care to pupils and all members of the school community. There is in place a comprehensive child protection policy which, along with a policy for Health and Safety and a Prevent strategy, is regularly reviewed by the Governing body.

Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies can be found on the school website and are also available upon request from the school office.

Our designated member of staff for Child Protection and Safeguarding is:

Mrs Trudy Emberson, our Headteacher.

You can contact her on 01293 524076 or by email or

In her absence, Mr Matt Andrews, Mrs Laura Roberts and Mr Gary Stockon, deputy headteachers and DSLs, can deal with any safeguarding or child protection concerns on 01293 524076.

Our governor with responsibility for Safeguarding is:

Mr Andrew Eley, Co-opted Governor.

Further information about West Sussex Safeguarding procedures are available at or

Prevent Duty

Working positively to protect young people from radicalisation.

You may have heard about the Prevent Duty, which aims to prevent young people from being radicalised by, for example, far right extremists or religious extremists.

In school we have a duty to care for the children and take note of any child who is at risk of radicalisation, regardless of their background. We also have to take steps to help prevent children being exposed to extremist ideas. Our overriding concern is that children feel safe and also express tolerance towards all cultures and religions, even when personal views may be different. Please read the booklet below for more information.

The Prevent Duty leaflet was sent to parents and carers in the Spring Term 2018. Please see the copy below