The school adheres to legislation and DFE safeguarding documents, including:
-Children’s Act 1989 & 2004
-The Education Act 2002
-Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015
-Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018
-The Prevent Duty 2015
Hayle Academy has policies and procedures in place to deal effectively with child protection and safeguarding issues together with recording and monitoring processes. Hayle Academy works effectively with other agencies and parents/carers when necessary to safeguard young people.
All staff and governors receive annual Child Protection and Safeguarding training and are aware of the procedures for passing on concerns within school.
Hayle Academy employs a strict selection and recruitment policy, which includes all statutory checks on staff and regular volunteers including Enhanced DBS (disclosure and barring service) checks.
If any members of the school or local community have concerns about the welfare of a child or a member of staff in the school, please pass them on to the DSL Team.