Policies & Procedures
Child Protection and Safeguarding Children
Designated Safeguarding Officer: Daniel Hoyle
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer: Angela Clark
Oakfield House School has Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures, policy documents and a training programme that incorporates Government and Policy Legislation. Staff are given a copy of the Child Protection Procedures. Staff receive annual training from an outside consultant. Parents/carers, social workers, placing authorities and other significant people are offered a copy of the Child Protection policy.
Oakfield House provides policy guidance, which sets out clear guidelines and expectations in the school with regards to appropriate relationships between all staff and the children. At Oakfield House we provide a very caring and professional setting in which the children will be given full emotional support without it being detrimental to their safety and well-being. All staff are aware of their responsibilities for Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.
Oakfield House has a duty of care and therefore a responsibility to pass on any child protection and safeguarding concerns to the relevant children’s social care services.
We take all complaints seriously. We have a full complaints policy and procedure which is available from the school office or for download below. Initial complaints should be made to the Head of School, Paula Kitching via telephone on 01772 672 630 or via email to email@example.com. If the complaint is concerning the Head of School please contact Graham McEwan, Assistant Director – Education on 01204 558038. An appeals process is included in this policy.
There were 0 complaints in the academic year 2015/16.
To view a policy, please click on the links below:
- Admissions Policy
- Anti-Bullying Policy
- Assessment, Recording & Reporting Policy
- Curriculum Policy
- English as an Additional Language Policy
- E-Safety Policy
- Exclusion Policy
- First Aid and Medication Policy
- Lesson Observation and Feedback Policy
- Promoting Good Behaviour & Discipline Policy
- Race Equality Policy
- Recruitment & Selection Policy
- Safeguarding Policy
- SEN Policy
- SMSC Policy
- Staff List with Qualifications
- Teaching and Learning Policy
- Equal Opportunities & Dignity at Work Policy
- Safer Recruitment Policy
Full details of the following policies are available on request by contacting the school office:
- Equal Opportunities
- Health and Safety
- School Visits
- A staff list and their qualifications