Nugent House School and Children’s Homes Safeguarding policy has been developed in accordance with the principles established by the Children Act 1989 and 2004; and in line with the following:

  • “The National Minimum Standards”  2013
  • “The Children’s Homes ( Amended) Regulations” 2015
  • “The Health and Social Care Act 2012”
  • “Working Together to Safeguard Children” 2018
  • “Early identification, assessment of needs and intervention – The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) for children and young people. A guide for practitioners” 2009
  • “What To Do If You Are Worried A Child Is Being Abused” 2015
  • “Keeping children safe in education”  2019
  • “Recruiting Safely-Safer recruitment guidance helping to keep children and young people safe”
  • “St Helens Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures” April 2019

  The Governing Body takes seriously its responsibility under all of the above legislation and guidance to safeguard 3 and promote the welfare of children; and to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements within our school to identify, assess, and support those children who are suffering harm. Any identified deficiencies or weaknesses in child protection arrangements will be remedied immediately.