What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People has been defined as:
- Safe from maltreatment, neglect, violence & sexual exploitation
- Safe from accidental injury & death
- Safe from bullying & discrimination
- Safe from crime & anti-social behaviour in and out of school
- Have security, stability and are cared for
- Parents, carers & families provide safe homes & stability