Safeguarding

Safeguarding is a key priority for all UKAT schools and the  Academies Child Protection and Safeguarding policies can be viewed under the policies section of the individual schools website.

  • Protect children and young people at our schools from maltreatment and exploitation

  • Prevent impairment of our children and young people’s health or development

  • Ensure that children and young people at our school grow up in circumstances consistent with the provisions of safe and effective care

  • Undertake the role so as to enable children and young people at our school to have the best outcomes. To consider at all times the best interests of our young people

  • A strong commitment to safeguarding/child protection in a multi-agency environment

  • All UKAT staff, including non-teaching staff receive recognised training in safeguarding and child protection

  • A central record is kept by all schools of all adults who either work or who help as volunteers with details of DBS checks is in place

  • All UKAT staff, including non-teaching staff know the procedures for reporting safeguarding or welfare concerns

Key information sources

Please follow the following links to explore safeguarding further:

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Understanding and Dealing with Issues Relating to Parental Responsibility

Safer Practice

Kent Police Gangs Advice

Domestic Violence

Female Genital Mutilation

Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools

Mental Health and Wellbeing – Advice and Guidance

Mental Health Tool Kit for Schools

Prevent – Counter Extremism

Prevent – Practical Help and Guidance to Prevent Terrorism

Safeguarding Medway Children – Sexual Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation