Our Commitment to Safeguarding
We want to ensure that our school provides a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone within it. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting all of our children and staff.
At Arboretum, our children enjoy meeting new people so we hope that you find you are made to feel welcome by pupils as well as our staff. Please ensure that you wear your visitor badge at all times, otherwise you may be challenged.
In accordance with current safeguarding guidelines, visitors who are not able to present proof of a valid enhanced DBS disclosure will be escorted at all times on their visit. We appreciate your understanding of this protocol.
On occasions when there are concerns about a child's welfare, it may be necessary to share information and work in partnership with other agencies. At Arboretum, we will ensure that in the first instance any concerns will be discussed with parents/carers, unless this was seen to be detrimental to the child's welfare.
The Safeguarding Team
Please see our policies for more information.
For Safeguarding concerns during school hours, please contact us on:
Þ You are able to make referrals to Children’s Social Care if necessary, but you must always inform the DSL(Designated Safeguarding Lead) or DDSL (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) as soon as possible after doing so.
Children’s Social Care First Response: 01332 641172
For Safeguarding concerns out of school hours, or in the event of a school closure, please contact us at:
A member of the safeguarding team will regularly check these e-mails during the weekend.
Out of Hours Careline: 01332 786968