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Our Designated Safeguard Lead (DSL) is Mrs Clair Bateman -cbateman@trewirgieinf.tpacademytrust.org

Our Deputy Designated Safeguard Leads (DDSL)

Mrs Cath Callow – ccallow@trewirgieinf.tpacademytrust.org
Miss Victoria Mckerron- vmckerron@trewirgieinf.tpacademytrust.org

All our staff are involved in the protection of children and have regular updates in their training and skills to support pupils. We follow the Cornwall and Isle of Sicily Child Protection procedures.

CIOS Child Protection Procedures

Our Safeguarding Governor is Vicky Sanderson and she supports our work in this area ensuring that our provision is constantly of the highest standards.


The Prevent Duty involves 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 must take steps to help prevent children from 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.

We aims to ensure that:
  • All our pupils are safe and protected from harm.
  • Provisions 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 safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils.

We have systems in place which are designed to:
  • Prevent unsuitable people working with children.
  • Promote safe practice and challenge poor & unsafe practice.
  • Identify instances in which there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare and initiate or take appropriate action to keep them safe.

Our class teachers and safeguarding team are available to offer support, help and guidance to all parents, grandparents and carers with any worries in relation to your child’s education, behaviour or attendance.

We will aim to support and help in the following ways:
  • Offer support with your child’s behaviour.
  • Provide information about school matters.
  • Offer help when changing classes or schools.
  • Give opportunities to meet with other parents, grandparents and carers through regular events eg Tifs.
  • Extend a children’s social awareness skills through social and nurture groups.
  • Finding other services to help.
  • Provide a friendly shoulder to lean on.