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Marlborough Primary School

FGM and Prevent

Marlborough Primary School has robust and rigorous safeguarding procedures and takes its responsibilities of child protection seriously. Female Genital Mutilation is a form of child abuse and as such is dealt with under the schools Child Protection and Safeguarding policy. At Marlborough Primary School, the Headteacher and Governors expect Safeguarding to be everybody’s responsibility and expect all staff to adhere to and follow these policies. 

Please click on the links below to find more information relating to FGM.

Barnado's FGM Information

NSPCC Underwear Rule


From 1 July 2015 all schools , registered childcare providers are subject to a duty under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, in the exercise of their functions, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”.  This duty is known as the Prevent Duty for Schools.

At Marlborough Primary School we recognise that safeguarding and creating a safeguarding culture is the responsibility of everyone who works here. As a school we recognise that safeguarding against radicalisation is no different from safeguarding against any other vulnerability.  We build pupils’ resilience to radicalisation by promoting fundamental British values and enabling our pupils to challenge extremist views. 

The statutory guidance refers to the importance of Prevent awareness training to equip staff to identify children at risk of being drawn into terrorism and to challenge extremist ideas. The Home Office has developed a core training product for this purpose – Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP).

Please click on the links below to find more information relating to the Prevent Duty.

Harrow Safeguarding Children's Board

The Prevent Duty: DfE, June 2015

Extremism and Radicalisation Guide for Parents

HM Government Revised Prevent Duty Guidance for England and Wales