Concerned about a child?

Safeguarding is everyone’s business

If you are worried about a vulnerable child or adult -you can call 0121 303 1888 or click on the link below:

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20136/child_protection_and_safeguarding/866/worried_about_a_child

Or call the police.

If you are worried about a child being exploited -you can visit the child exploitation website by following this link to  CEOP

https://ceop.police.uk/

You can make an anonymous referral or speak to an advisor at www.nspcc.org.uk

Never do nothing

We have seven senior staff who are designated senior leads for safeguarding. You can come and talk to any of us:

SallyRachel PRachel U Karen

HelenDebra

TEL 0121 675 0637 or 0121 675 7578 or enquiry@castvaln.bham.sch.uk or governors@castvaln.bham.sch.uk

What do we do?

All our staff are regularly trained in Safeguarding and understand their role and responsibility within this.

We follow the principle of:

Never do nothing

We use Right Help, Right Time Guidance to assess family needs from Universal Needs (what every child and family should access) to Complex/Significant Needs where a family will need the support of statutory social work intervention or highly specialist services to prevent significant harm to or serious risks to a child’s

health, or welfare. For more information about Right HeRHRT Front Coverlp, Right Time go to http://www.lscbbirmingham.org.uk 

For more information about what we do please read: Sept 2017 Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

All our staff and governors know and follow the guidance in this latest document – Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016: Keeping Children Safe in Education

All staff and governors are trained in Prevent.