Safeguarding and Child Protection
The WASP Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, trustees and volunteers to share this commitment.
We follow Wiltshire County Council guidelines with regard to Safeguarding and Child Protection.
You can visit the Wiltshire Safeguarding Children's Board for local information regarding welfare and child protection by clicking the link below:
Safeguarding procedures are followed in the interview and appointment of staff, including ensuring that there is at least one member of the panel who has completed Safeguarding/Safer Recruitment training.
All staff and volunteers are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
Staff and governors are trained with regard to Child Protection and Safeguarding.
Aspects of Child Protection and Safeguarding are included in the school curriculum to give students the information they need to help them stay safe and make wise choices. This includes: work on bullying, cyber-bullying, safe use of the Internet and personal safety.
Mrs V Phillips - Safeguarding Trustee
If you notice anything that you feel is a cause for concern relating to a child’s safety, please ensure you discuss it immediately with the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
All conversations will be handled discreetly and only discussed with the relevant agencies as necessary.