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Irk Valley Community School

Irk Valley Community School

‘Welcome to our valley. We are proud to grow here together’

Safeguarding at Irk Valley

"In our valley, you are protected and sheltered, you feel safe"


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.


Examples of safeguarding issues include bullying, radicalisation, sexual exploitation, grooming, domestic violence, neglect, self-harm, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation