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Lakeside Primary School

Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HR

Welcome to the Keeping Children Safe section of the school website  »  Safeguarding Induction / Training

This area provides all new staff and volunteers with a wide range of safeguarding training materials as well as links to statutory documentation. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the named DSL or Deputy DSL.

As you complete the training, please remember that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone's responsibility at Lakeside Primary. Everyone who comes into contact with the children and families of the Lakeside Primary community has a role to play. Everyone should make sure their approach is child-centred which means they should consider at all times, what is in the best interests of the child. 

Please find below links to essential reading -

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 (The governing body at Lakeside have agreed that all staff should read Part one and Annex B. 

The guidance outlined above should be read alongside:

Working Together to Safeguard Children
Safer Working Practice Guidance

Staff/Volunteers are expected to read the attached document as part of their induction / training.

Annual Safeguarding and Child Protection Training

Please read the PowerPoint and then use this knowledge to answer the quiz. Once completed, please use the answer sheet provided to mark your quiz. Please go through any questions that were incorrect to ensure that your knowledge and understanding is up-to-date.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Quick Reference Guide
The following guidance has been provided by Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Partnership (GSCP)