Safeguarding

The Link Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support pupils and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021. If a pupil or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.

COVID-19 SAFEGUARDING UPDATE: please see the Covid-19 annex to our safeguarding policy for details of how we continue to safeguard students through the coronavirus pandemic.

The Link Secondary School Covid-19 safeguarding annex

Please see our policy for further details.

Child Protection Adult Protection and Safeguarding Policy

The Link Secondary School – Safeguarding and Wellbeing Offer

The safety of our students is our number one priority.  As we all know, the risks in modern society are varied and constantly changing and we cannot remove these, so we all need to help educate children in ways to keep themselves safe.

As part of safeguarding the pupils of The Link Secondary School we will ensure that no political view is promoted. If political views are discussed as part of the school curriculum we will ensure this is a balanced discussion.

Safeguarding Team

If anyone is worried that a pupil is being abused or there are safeguarding issues, the senior designated member of staff should be contacted. Alternatively you can contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) at the Local Authority.

Designated Safeguarding Lead (school): Amanda Griffiths Tel: 020 8688 7691 email: agriffiths@linksec.org.uk

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (school): Sandy Turner Tel: 020 8688 7691 Email: sturner@linksec.org.uk

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Tel: 020 8770 4776 Email: LADO@sutton.gov.uk

Sutton MASH Team Tel: 020 8649 0418 Email: mash@sutton.gov.uk

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Jan Loughborough Email: admin@linksec.org.uk

 

There is a lovely feeling at school, it is always very positive, warm and welcoming – Parent 

 

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