Keeping children safe

Safeguarding statement

Our aim is to meet the requirements of ensuring a safe environment for those accessing our services and to build an open culture where:

  • Those who lead do so by example
  • We are committed to the safeguarding of all
  • Our team members are safely recruited and trained for their roles
  • There are accountability structures with codes of conduct
  • Kidscape values are embedded in the day-to-day actions and behaviours of its people
  • We encourage open communication

Kidscape's 'Keeping Everyone Safe Code'

We believe that: 

  • Children and adults should never experience abuse of any kind 

  • We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all participants in our programmes and to keep them safe. 

We will keep you safe by: 

  • Doing all we can to create an environment that feels safe 

  • Helping you know in advance what to expect from a Kidscape workshop. Our staff and volunteers will clearly explain what we are going to do and why 

  • Encouraging you to only do what feels right and safe for you (we will not make you take part in any activity) 

  • Respecting difference and doing what we can to help you participate 

  • Recruiting staff and volunteers who are kind and caring 

  • Making sure you know who our staff and volunteers are (for example they will be wearing a t-shirt or a lanyard) 

  • Letting you know who to contact if you have any worries or concerns – either during an activity, or afterwards 

  • Listening to your feedback

You will help keep others safe by: 

  • Showing kindness and empathy 

  • Respecting difference in others 

  • Listening to others 

  • Not using language that is rude or offensive 

  • Following the instructions of the Kidscape staff team 

  • Letting us know if something has worried or upset you. No matter how small, you can tell us. 

Everyone who works or volunteers for Kidscape is given a copy of the Kidscape Safeguarding Policy. This gives details of how we keep children safe, and the code of conduct we expect all our staff and volunteers to follow. 

If a child is at immediate risk of harm, or has been harmed, contact 999.  If you have a safeguarding concern - no matter how small, you can tell us.  Please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead:   


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