LVS Oxford is pleased to announce that a safeguarding audit held last term resulted in an overwhelming ‘outstanding’ rating. Outstanding areas included school/site security, recruitment, training and general child protection/safeguarding.
Schools are required to carry out an annual review of their safeguarding practice and to provide information to the local authority about how the duties set out in the DfE guidance have been discharged.
LVS Oxford not only conducted this, but also asked the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Board to carry out an onsite audit. This saw 11 of the 15 inspection areas result in Outstanding ratings from the Oxfordshire Schools Safeguarding Team’s Assistant Designated Officer Sandra Pasquet, with the other 4 all being Good.
Head of School Louisa Allison-Bergin said: “I am delighted that nearly all areas of safeguarding in the report produced a rating of Outstanding. It is testimony to the hard work and expertise of all staff here at LVS Oxford that not only do we provide students with the education and life skills they need to live independently in the future, but we do so in the safest possible environment”.
You can read the full report here.
Many of the tasks the students undertake will help build competencies in citizenship, relating to others, managing situations and working as part of a team - all key to being fulfilled and employable adults.