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Safeguarding at ARH

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.

Safeguarding means:


  • Protecting children from abuse and maltreatment

  • Preventing harm to children’s health or development

  • Ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care

  • Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.


Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. This includes child protection procedures which detail how to respond to concerns about a child.

(NSPCC, 2017)

Meet Our Safeguarding Team

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If you have any concerns or would like further guidance about keeping yourself or your children safe online then please speak to Mr Holder.


Our two nominated Safeguarding Governors are Mr Ryan Bromyard and Mrs Karen Harvey.


You can contact any of the safeguarding team through the office either via this form or on 0116 2624003.

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Links For Parents:


Net Aware  - Your guide to the social networks your kids use. Stay up to date and keep your child safe in today's digital world


NSPCC Underwear - Talking PANTS teaches children important messages, like their body belongs to them and they should tell an adult if they're upset or worried


NSPCC Safeguarding - Everyone has a responsibility to keep children and young people safe


Think U Know - Protecting your children from abuse online


Childline - When you're online it's important to stay safe and make sure you don't share things that could put you in danger


LSRB - On this website you can access information on the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) and Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB).


ConnectSafely - A collection of short, clearly written guidebooks that demystify apps, services and platforms popular with kids, however most of these shouldn't be accessed by children under 13 years old.


FGM Centre - Find out more about FGM, including signs of it

Safeguarding Booklets

To find out more about any of the terms used within safeguarding, please have a look at our leaflets below.