We are committed to safeguarding, protecting from harm, including exploitation, abuse, bullying and mistreatment and promoting the health, safety and welfare of all our pupils. We expect all staff, volunteers, contractors and visitors to share this commitment. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is that all pupils will enjoy their learning and make progress whilst a pupil in the school. Every child’s wellbeing, happiness and safety is of paramount importance to us, which is why pastoral care is an integral part of school life.
Danesfield is part of the West Somerset Academies Trust and we share many policies and procedures.
We hope you will find the web links below useful.
CEOP News and articles surrounding internet safety.
Think You Know Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the internet.
Parent Information Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online.
UK Safer Internet Centre E-safety tips, advice and resources.
NSPCC Online Safety Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.
Childnet International Parents and Carers information to keep your child safe online.
Action for Children Action for Children supports and speaks for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.
BBC Bitesize Fun activities to help children learn more key subjects.
Department for Education Articles and advice for children and young people.
If you are a parent and would like some advice on how to keep your child safe online then use the following links to access some useful guides:
Parental advice on Instagram: https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/instagram-privacy-settings/
Parental advice on Snapchat: (http://www.connectsafely.org/a-parents-guide-to-snapchat/)
Parental advice on Cyberbully: (http://www.connectsafely.org/wp-content/uploads/cyberbullying_guide.pdf)
If you are a child and would like to speak to someone confidentially, or would just like some advice, then you can contact the charity via the website or on the phone.
NSPCC HelplineFurther independent advice is available from: