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Safeguarding policy statement

The Central School of Makeup

Safeguarding policy statement 

February 2022

The purpose and scope of this policy statement 

The purpose of this policy statement is: 

▪ to protect children and vulnerable people who receive The Central School of Makeup services  from harm. 

▪ to provide staff and volunteers, as well as students and their families, with the overarching  principles that guide our approach to providing a safe learning environment protection. 

This policy applies to all students, staff, volunteers, contractors of the school and visitors to The Central School of Makeup irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity and disability.

Legal framework 

This policy has been drawn up on the basis of legislation, policy and guidance that seeks to vulnerable adults  in England. A summary of the key legislation is available from Safeguarding policy: protecting vulnerable adults - GOV.UK


Supporting documents 

This policy statement should be read alongside our organisational policies, procedures, guidance and other  related documents. 

▪ Safeguarding processes and procedures

▪ Enrolment Letter (for students only)

▪ Terms and Conditions of enrolment (for students only)

▪ Policies and Procedures

▪ Health and Safety Policy

▪ Contract of Enrolment (for students only)

▪ Relationships between employees and students – code of professional conduct

▪ E-Safety policy (for students only)

▪ Recruitment policy

▪ Child Safety policy (for students only)

We believe that: 


▪ we have a responsibility to promote safe and respectful learning environment for all  

We recognise that: 

▪ the safety is paramount in all the work we do and in all the  decisions we take; all students, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or  belief, sex, or sexual orientation have an equal right to protection from all types of harm or abuse 

▪ some students are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their  level of dependency, communication needs or other issues 

▪ working in partnership with children, vulnerable people, their parents, carers and other agencies is  essential in promoting children’s and vulnerable people’s welfare. 

We will seek to keep children and vulnerable people safe by: 

▪ valuing, listening to and respecting them 

▪ appointing a designated safeguarding lead (DSL), a welfare officer and a Chair for


▪ implement effective safeguarding policies and procedures and reviewing these annually

▪ implementing an effective online safety policy and related procedures

▪ providing effective management for staff and volunteers through supervision, support, training and

quality assurance measures so that all staff and volunteers know about and follow our policies,

procedures and behaviour codes confidently and competently 

▪ recruiting and selecting staff and volunteers safely, ensuring all necessary checks are made

 ▪ recording, storing and using information professionally and securely, in line with data protection  legislation and guidance

▪ sharing information about safeguarding and good practice with students through their induction,

the curriculum, the school’s website and portals

▪ making sure that children, vulnerable people and staff know where to go for help if they have a


▪ using our safeguarding procedures to share concerns and relevant information with agencies who  need to know, and involving children, vulnerable people, parents, families and carers appropriately 

▪ using our procedures to manage any allegations against staff and volunteers appropriately 

▪ creating and maintaining an anti-bullying environment and ensuring that we have a policy and  procedure to help us deal effectively with any bullying that does arise 

▪ ensuring that we have effective complaints measures in place

▪ ensuring that we provide a safe physical environment for our students, staff and volunteers, by  applying health and safety measures in accordance with the law and regulatory guidance 

▪ building a safeguarding culture where all students, staff and volunteers treat each other with respect and are comfortable about sharing concerns.





Contact details 



Contact details

Designated Safeguarding Lead  (DSL)

Lead Safeguarding  & Creative Director

Laura Quirk

0121 224 7707

WElfare Officer

Office Manager and Welfare Officer

Libby Hannon

0121 224 7707


Company Director

Ian Watson

0121 224 7707



We are committed to reviewing our policy and good practice annually. 

This policy was last reviewed on: 01/02/22

Signed: Laura Quirk, Lead safeguarding and Creative Director

Date: 01/02/22


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