Mrs Harrison, Mrs McGough and Mr Ford are the academy’s named “Designated Persons for Safeguarding” and are responsible for both the safeguarding of all pupils and the management of concerns raised about individual pupils. If you have a Safeguarding concern, it should be reported to one of the above named members of staff.
As part of The Forest View Academy’s ongoing safeguarding and child protection duties, we are fully behind the government’s Prevent Strategy.
From 1 July 2015 all schools are subject to a duty under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, in the exercise of their functions, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. This duty is known as the Prevent Duty for Schools.
At The Forest View Academy, we build pupils’ resilience to radicalisation by promoting fundamental British values and enabling our pupils to challenge extremist views.
The academy recognises that it has a duty under Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act, 2015, in the exercise of its functions, to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.
All the governors and staff at The Forest View Academy share an objective to help keep the children safe by contributing to:
To achieve this objective, we:
The Forest View Academy recognises that providing “Early Help” is more effective in promoting the welfare of children than reacting later. “Early Help” means providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life.