Safeguarding and Prevent

At Bungay Primary we take our responsibilities for safeguarding children and young people very seriously. All our staff and volunteers are trained in safeguarding and online safety procedures which is updated on an annual basis. We also teach our pupils to keep themselves safe, both within the school grounds and in the wider world. We work closely with parents and multi agency services to ensure that there is clarity and understanding of our procedures in relation to child protection.

Prevent

“At Bungay Primary school through our PSHE curriculum, Spiritual, moral, social and cultural education and the promotion of British values we aim to engender an open, fair and tolerant school and wider community.  We acknowledge our duty of care to safeguard our pupils, staff, governors and families against any radicalisation that may promote hatred, harm or mistrust of others.  Our staff and governors have been trained through the WRAP programme to identify and Prevent
radicalisation.

Parents who wish to find out more about the government PREVENT strategy can find out more by reviewing the below powerpoint presentation .

If you have any concerns about this area, please contact one of the
school’s Safeguarding and Prevent team. Tina Wilson, Suffolk Chair of Prevent Panel. Andy Hill, Suffolk and Norfolk Police Prevent Lead.

 

Background:-

The current threat from extremism in the United Kingdom is severe and can involve the exploitation of vulnerable people, including children, to involve them in extremism activity. PREVENT is a key part of the Government’s counter terrorism strategy,
the aim is to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Early intervention is at the heart of “Prevent” in diverting young people away from being drawn into terrorist activity.

Since the 1st July 2015 specified authorities such as schools, local authorities, colleges and prisons have had a legal obligation to comply with new duties. The new duties will ensure key bodies who already have a duty to safeguard individuals, play their part and work in partnership, and tackle extremism together.

 

 

More information on these duties can be found on the Government’s website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent-duty-guidance

The following document shows how police, partners and communities can counter violent extremism on the pathway to terrorism:

https://www.victvs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Victvs-Parents-Guide-to-Extremism-and-Radicalisation-PRINT-Ver2.pdf​

and the Governments strategy document  :

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/97976/prevent-strategy-review.pdf

 

 

Here you will find a PDF of Prevent and Risk assessment:

Prevent-Risk-Assessment

Prevent PDF

 

 

 

 

 

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