Safeguarding and Child Protection

What is the difference between the terms safeguarding and child protection?

In practice, Safeguarding is the policies and practices that schools and Governing Bodies put in place to keep children safe and promote their well-being. This includes everything from the security of the buildings and environment, to the safe recruitment of staff and everything in between.

Child Protection is a term used to describe the activity that is undertaken to protect a specific child or children, who are suffering or liable to suffer significant harm.

A Parents Guide to being Share Aware:

Share-aware NSPCC



Useful Websites: A government website giving parents hints, tips and advice on how to prepare children for adult life. A registered charity with advice pages and helpline. E-Safety/mobile phone/cyber crime or call 0800 1111


Safer Internet Day 2019.

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people and inspire a national conversation. Please click the link below to view the PowerPoint delivered to children at Firs Primary School to begin conversations around being safe online.

Safer Internet Day PowerPoint 2019.

Please click on the links below for further information: