Safeguarding

Meet the Safeguarding Team

Laura Ridley

Laura Ridley

College Leader for Safeguarding
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Jayne Selby photo

Jayne Selby

Safeguarding Officer
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Ann-Marie Dunleavey photo

Ann-Marie Dunleavey

Safeguarding Officer
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Emma Richardson photo

Emma Richardson​

Safeguarding Officer
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Deputy Safeguarding Leads

Ria Rowson, Natalie Grady, Emma Ivery, Nicola Crehan, Lee Parfitt, Rebecca Hill, Beth Bourne

Designated Teacher for Looked After Children: Rachel Smallwood

Safeguarding Statement for Parents and Carers

Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst ensures that all children learn in a safe, caring and enriching environment. Children are taught and offered support to keep themselves safe, to develop positive and healthy relationships and to avoid situations where they might be at risk, including being exploited by others. The academy has a statutory responsibility to share any concerns it might have about a child in need of protection with other agencies and in particular Police, Health and Children’s Services. Schools are not able to investigate concerns but have a legal duty to refer them. In most instances, the academy will be able to inform the parents/carer of its need to make a referral. However, sometimes the school is advised by Children’s Social Care or Police that the parent/carer cannot be informed whilst they investigate the matter. We understand the anxiety parents/carers understandably feel when they are not told about any concerns from the outset. The academy follows legislation that aims to act in the interests of the child. If you have any questions about this information, please speak to a member of staff.

DOWNLOAD: Safeguarding Policy

DOWNLOAD: Systems and Procedures

CLICK: Local Safeguarding Partnership

Safeguarding News & Events

May 2021: 15 loneliness tips for young people

April 2021: How to sign up to Kooth 2020

March 2021: Online Safety DITTO Magazine

March 2021: School Nurse Service Newsletter

March 2021: Solihull #WeAreThinkingOfYou

February 2021: Snapchat Parent Guide

February 2021: Mental Health Resources for Children, Parents, Carers and School Staff from the Department for Education because it’s Children’s Mental Health

February 2021: CCO – Mental Health Guide to Coronavirus

February 2021: A guide for parents to keeping children safe online

Janurary 2021: Online Safety Newsletter

Janurary 2021: Safeguarding Children 10 Top Tips Parent Resource. This resource is designed to offer advice on how parents can safeguard their child/ren’s mental health and promote their wellbeing. https://ssscpd.co.uk/education/parentsandguardians/child-mental-health-10-tips-for-parents/-/pj==

December 2020: A parent’s guide to being social online this December: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/parents-guide-being-social-online/

December 2020: Tweet 27 – Support for parents – add needs

November 2020: New parental controls on TikTok – BBC Article

November 2020: With the new gaming consoles at the top of many Christmas wish lists this year, this is a timely guide from Andy Robertson (GeekDadGamer) which includes how to set up a parent account and child accounts.

Setting up the Playstation 5 for your family – click HERE

November 2020: Virtual Dads Support Group – West Midlands

November 2020: Panorama – Is TikTok Safe? – BBC iPlayer

October 2020: Drop Down Day – Mental Health – Monday 5th October

October 2020: Online safety guidance for parents