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School Update – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Further information about how our Trust and schools are taking necessary precautions since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, can be found in our Trust’s ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) website section’.


We have put together a strategy/plans to help children continue to learn while they are at home. This can be found at https://www.cedarchildrensacademy.org.uk/curriculum-overview/home-learning

For infomation about returning to school please click here:

https://www.cedarchildrensacademy.org.uk/returning-to-school/

Safeguarding

 

In response to the current Covid-19 pandemic, please read our Safeguarding information here: Annex to Safeguarding Medway3 (002)

SAFEGUARDING

These are our Designated Safeguarding Leads here at Cedar Children’s Academy.

Mrs G Randall – Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs K Jones – Headteacher

Miss C McNally – Deputy Headteacher (currently on maternity leave)

Miss S Taylor – Acting Deputy Headteacher

The safety and welfare of pupils is of paramount importance to us at Cedar Children’s Academy. All staff receive regular training to ensure that we play our role in keeping children safe. We currently have 4 members of staff who are trained as Designated Safeguarding leads; they are: Mrs G Randall (Designated safeguarding lead and family support officer) ; Mrs K Jones (Headteacher), Miss C McNally (Deputy Headteacher) and Miss S Taylor (Acting Deputy Headteacher).

Should you have any concerns relating to the safety or welfare of any child, please do not hesitate to speak to our designated safeguarding leads. Appointments can be made via the office.

Our safeguarding policy is here: Safeguarding Policy 2020

If you are worried about a child or family you can contact Medway Council : http://www.mscb.org.uk/worriedaboutachild.aspx

You can also report your concerns to the NSPCC here: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

For advice on keeping children safe online:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/child-safety-online-a-practical-guide-for-parents-and-carers/child-safety-online-a-practical-guide-for-parents-and-carers-whose-children-are-using-social-media

https://www.getsafeonline.org/safeguarding-children/

https://www.childnet.com/parents-and-carers/hot-topics/keeping-young-children-safe-online

A letter that outlines other ways to keep your child safe online can also be found here: Online safety letter 20.3.2020