Safeguarding Responsibilities

The setting must be committed to ensuring that children have a safe, positive environment where they can learn and develop. It is the duty of the committee to ensure that all staff and volunteers are also committed to children's well-being and safety; are clear about their responsibilities to safeguard and promote children's welfare; know the procedures for highlighting any concerns; and have appropriate guidance and training to undertake their roles.

For all safeguarding information please refer to the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Partnership website under the "Professionals" tab NYSCP (

The North Yorkshire Local Safeguarding Children's Board website contains information about training courses, procedures and up to date news. As a basic proviso all committee members should have undertaken the e learning basic awareness and child protection course. You can register for this course via the safeguarding board website link above."