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Mayfield School

Moresby Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8TU

01946 691253

admin@mayfield.cumbria.sch.uk

Safeguarding

Mayfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this committment. Prior to appointment, all staff have Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks, and undergo confirmation of appropriate qualifications and professional references.

Cumbria LSCB website: http://www.cumbrialscb.com/ 

Families can visit www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents to access advice and support on how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Articles provide guidance on topics as diverse as: challenging harmful sexual attitudes and promoting positive behaviours; helping a child with autism negotiate life online; supporting a child who has been sexually abused; and dealing with a range of online issues such as sending nude selfies and viewing pornography. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations.

Families can also use the website to access the CEOP Safety Centre (www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre) where they can report abuse and exploitation direct to CEOP.

Cyberbullying

Many of our students spend a lot of time using the internet, often on devices which they get as gifts. As a parent or carer it is worth remembering that there are some key things you can do to keep your child safe online. Please read the Department of Education's recent publication on advice for parents and carers on Cyberbullying.

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 Advice for Parents and Carers on Cyberbullying.pdfDownload
 Keeping Children Safe in Education.pdfDownload
 Our Safeguarding Team.pdfDownload
 Keeping Our Children Safe Flyer September 2017.pdfDownload
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