Clanfield Pre-School
Oxfordshire
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Starting pre-school can seem a big leap. At Clanfield, we offer an exciting, nurturing and professional environment for your little ones first steps into school.  With excellent Outdoor Learning and our highly experienced staff, we are confident that your child will enjoy every minute of their time here, just as we do! 

Main Street, Clanfield. Oxon. OX18 2SP
 Tel: 01367 810365
​Text/Out of Hours: 07826 839173
Email: clanfieldpreschool@gmail.com
www.clanfield-preschool.org.uk

Safeguarding

  
Child Safeguarding Statement

1. CLANFIELD PRESCHOOL
Clanfield Preschool an Ofsted registered pre-school providing community led early years education for children aged 2 to 4 years, governed by a parent committee.



2. COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARD CHILDREN FROM HARM

• Our Service is committed to safeguarding the children in our care and to providing a safe environment in which they can play, learn and develop.
• Our service believes that the welfare of the children attending our service is paramount. We are committed to child-centred practice in all our work with children.
• We are committed to upholding the rights of every child and young person who attends our service, including the rights to be kept safe and protected from harm, listened to, and heard.
• Our policy and procedures to safeguard children and young people reflect national policy and legislation and are underpinned by Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Tusla Children First - Child Safeguarding Guide 2017, and the Children First Act 2015.
• Our policy declaration applies to all paid staff, volunteers, committee/ board members and students on work placement within our organisation. All committee members, staff, volunteers and students must sign up to and abide by the policies, procedures and guidance encompassed by this policy declaration and our child safeguarding policy and accompanying procedures.
• We will review our child safeguarding statement and accompanying child safeguarding policies and procedures every 2 years or sooner if necessary, due to service issues or changes in legislation or national policy.
• Designated Liaison Person for Child Protection
DLP:
Lou Taylor – 01367 810365 / 07826 839173  clanfieldpreschool@gmail.com
Deputy:
Laura Gibney – 01367 810365 / 07788 866915  clanfieldpreschool.office@gmail.com



3. RISK ASSESSMENT

In accordance with the Children First Act 2015, the setting has carried out assessment of any potential for harm to a child while attending the service or participating in service activities.