Safeguarding and Welfare


Safeguarding & Welfare

We want all our students to feel safe and happy in London and at Burlington School.

Burlington School has a dedicated Safeguarding Team who can try to help you with any problems you have. Click here to view details of our Safeguarding and Welfare team.

You can talk to a member of our Safeguarding Team in private at any time.

See Guidlines for under 18s Click here

Our Principles

We believe all students have the right to a safe and secure learning experience. Our principles are as follows:

  • The welfare of under-18s and vulnerable adults is central at Burlington School. All under-18s and vulnerable adults have the right to safeguarding from abuse, regardless of their age, gender, disability, racial origin, religious beliefs, sexuality, language, socio-economic status or appearance.
  • It is the responsibility of all staff, students and representatives of Burlington School to report any concerns about welfare to the Safeguarding & Welfare Officer immediately. The Safeguarding & Welfare Officer will deal with the concern following the procedures documented in our Safeguarding and Welfare policy.
  • All incidents of alleged poor practice, misconduct and abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
  • All personal data will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. As of the time of writing, The School aims to be ready for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into force on 25 May 2018.
  • Burlington School will foster a culture where safeguarding is taken seriously through regular staff training and commitment to safeguarding procedures.
  • Burlington School will work in connection with the appropriate Local Safeguarding Children Board, and the Police and Social Services where necessary, regarding any issues relating to safeguarding.
  • Burlington School’s policies and related rules are based on local knowledge, of laws, customs and safety. Although The School is aware that practices may different in other countries, concessions will not be made, and policies will be adhered to, and rules enforced, for all students.

View our downloads page for up to date policies Click here


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