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Worstead CEVC Primary School takes part in a jointly run operation between Norfolk County Council, Norfolk Police and our school, called Operation Encompass. Encompass has been set-up to help schools to provide support to children who have been present at incidents of domestic violence. We know that children can be significantly physically or emotionally harmed when they are involved in, present or witness to domestic violence.

 

The school will receive a confidential phone call from the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub before 9am on the morning after any domestic incident where a child at their school has been involved in, present or witness to domestic violence.

 

The school have designated Mrs Read and Miss Lyons as Key Adults. They have received training from Norfolk County Council to allow them to use the information that has been shared, in confidence to make sure that the right support is available for children and their families, who have been involved in or witnessed a domestic violence incident.

 

We are keen to offer the best support possible to our pupils and we believe this is going to be extremely beneficial for all those involved.

 

If you have any concerns or questions then please contact one of the above Key Adults and we will be happy to discuss this further. 

ONLINE SAFETY

Click below or look in the 'useful links' section to find out more about online safety, including how to set parental controls at home.

The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much. You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline.

Child Rescue Alert - you don't need to be a super hero to save a child's life

Child Rescue Alerts will be sent to you by text and email if you are registered in the relevant area. We only expect about 4 to 6 Child Rescue Alerts to be issued each year and not all of these will be nationwide.
We will also send an occasional message to thank you for remaining registered to receive Child Rescue Alerts. There will be no other messages. See FAQ for more about the Child Rescue Alert.

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