Safe Guarding and Child Protection Policy

Safe Guarding and Child Protection Policy

as endorsed by the Management Committee

PRSSV works with students and family groups teaching, examining and providing training Music and Dance and in Heritage subjects on an ongoing basis. PRSSV also works with family and student groups organising showcase events and arts related projects and activities at a variety of venues and festivals in the U.K.

The PRSSV is committed to protecting the welfare of all children involved in the organisation, as outlined below:

  1. The welfare of each child is paramount.
  2. All children without exception have the right to protection from abuse regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or beliefs.
  3. The policy applies to all members of the organsiation i.e. committee members, staff and volunteers.
  4. All children and parents are informed of the policy and procedures as appropriate.
  5. All concerns, and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously by trustees, staff and volunteers and responded to appropriately - this may require a referral to Children’s Services and in emergencies, the Police.
  6. The organisation is committed to the safe recruitment, selection and vetting including DBS check of all those who work for the organisation.
  7. Any photographs/videos of children will only be taken with the written permission of parents/carers with clear guidance as to its usage. 
  8. The policy will be reviewed annually.