Designated Safeguarding Leaders (DSL)
You can contact a DSL by using the school's phone number, during normal opening hours (8:15am-4:30pm). Alternatively, you can send an email to Kate Thompson (Pastoral Manager) and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.
If you require a DSL during school holidays and out of term time, then you should send an email to the address above and include 'URGENT' in the subject line. Please note, that it may not be possible to respond on the same day. You can also call one of the DSLs on the phone numbers provided below and we will be able to assist.
Head of School
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The Federation of Cherry Oak and Victoria School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils/students.
We believe that:
If you would like to read our full policy, please see our Policies page .
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership (BSCP) has launched a public awareness campaign ‘Keeping Children Safe is Everybody’s Business’.
The aim is to raise community awareness of what to do if you are worried about a child and most importantly to encourage members of the public to call Birmingham City Council’s Children’s Advice & Support Service to report their concerns, so action can be taken to safeguard and protect the child.
If you are interested in knowing more about this campaign please visit the BSCB website
It’s important for everyone to understand what healthy sexual development looks like in children as they grow.
Children’s sexual development is shaped by their environment, experiences and what they see. Children are now more likely to see or come across sexual images and videos at a younger age than their parents would have done. This can be through films, music videos or online.
We've created a helpful presentation for families to read through, which explains more information about this topic and provides useful contact information and reference documents that may support you to consider this more closely.
As always, please contact a Designated Safeguarding Lead in school if you want to discuss this in more detail.