We want everyone to be active, safe, and happy. That’s why, in every activity we provide, the safety of children and young people is paramount. All our staff and anyone associated with the delivery of our activities are encouraged to promote the welfare of all participants and attendees.
We advocate Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 (KCSIE 2022), where safeguarding is defined as:
Every child or young person, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation has an equal right to protection from all types of harm or abuse. Types of abuse and neglect are explained in paragraphs 26-30 of Part 1 of KCSIE 2022.
We recognise that safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone who works with children and that they are an important part of the wider safeguarding system. We understand the essential role Premier Education has in helping children and young people feel safe and secure.
We actively promote the fact that everyone involved in working with children and vulnerable adults has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people, to keep them safe, and practice in a way that protects them.
Some children and young people are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their level of dependency, communication needs, or other issues which may or may not be linked to a protected characteristic.
We will create safe and secure environments by: