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This page aims to share information about Oakham's approach to safeguarding, along with information on how to promote safety for all of our learners in their activities linked to learning inside and outside of school.


Oakham Safeguarding Team 2021-22

Keeping children safe in education Statutory guidance for schools and colleges September 2021

Keeping Children Safe Online - Preventing Radicalisation

What is Prevent & Channel? 


The early intervention support provided by Prevent addresses the personal and social factors which make people more receptive to radicalisation, diverting people away from being drawn into violent ideologies and criminal behaviour.


If the referral progresses and it is assessed that there is a genuine risk of radicalisation, the case is considered by a multi-agency ‘Channel Panel’ of safeguarding professionals who collectively assess the risk to a person and decide on a tailored package of support that can be offered to the person to help them move away from harmful activity.


Please CLICK HERE to access really useful and straight forward fact-sheet on PREVENT & CHANNEL. 

Operation Encompass - West Midlands Police


The school works in partnership with West Midlands Police through Operation Encompass. 


This process involves reporting to schools, prior to the start of the next school day, when a child or young person has been exposed to, or involved in, any domestic incident.


Operation Encompass will ensure that a member of the school staff, known as a Key Adult, is trained to allow them to liaise with the local authority and to use the information that has been shared.


This is done in confidence, while ensuring that the school is able to make provision for possible difficulties experienced by children, or their families, who have been involved in, or exposed to, a domestic abuse incident.


For more information, go to:

How to keep your children safe on Netflix using Parental Controls


National Online Safety - Instagram guidance sheet

National Online Safety - 'Tick-Tock' guidance sheet

National Online Safety - MOMO Advice & Information

National Online Safety - Parents guide to 'Catfishing'

National Online Safety - BBRF & PEGI Age Ratings Guidance

National Online Safety guidance - 'GTA'

Advice for Parents - 'Fake News'

'conversation starter' poster about online safety.

Parents Advice Sheet for Youtube (13+)

Parental Advice sheet for WhatsApp (16+)

Parental advice sheet for Snapchat (13+)

Live Streaming - CEOP Parents & Carer guidance.

In addition to the electronic copies of policies on display here, signed copies of polciies are kept in school. 



These links contain information for parents on keeping children safe online. They include useful tips and the latest updates for ways to promote safe browsing and use of the internet. 



Social Media Age Guidance

Social Media 


Information to promote responsible use of social media can be found in the information sheets attached. Also by clicking on the link below. The infographic shows the ages children must be to join a range of social media platforms, some might surprise you!


NSPCC information for keeping children safe online.

Click here.





Click on the links, letter and parent helpsheet to find out more about E-Safety in the curriculum this term.