PAAH recognises our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all learners. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where young people are respected and valued. We will be alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and will follow our procedures to ensure that young people receive effective support, protection and justice.

We have put together the information below to explain how we meet our safeguarding responsibilities.  

Our safeguarding policy and procedures
Everything we do at PAAH is to enhance our learner’s experience. Learners and their safety is of paramount importance. We seek to provide a safe and supportive environment where the welfare and health and safety of learners is valued, promoted and safeguarded so that learners can learn and progress in a safe and secure environment.
The purpose of our safeguarding policy and procedure is to ensure that every young person who is registered at PAAH is safe and protected from harm.

This means that we will always work to:
protect adults and young people at our organisation from maltreatment
prevent impairment of our learners’ health or development

The safeguarding policy aims to:
define organisational and individual roles and responsibilities for safeguarding
outline our legal responsibilities in relation to safeguarding
outline the process for managing safeguarding referrals

Our ethos: to provide a safe environment for our learners

We are committed to promoting a positive, supportive and secure environment where learners can develop a sense of being valued. We do this through the effective implementation of a series of procedures related to health, safety and well-being.

The following procedures will support our commitment to providing a safe learning environment:-
Admissions and Review
Alcohol and Substance Misuse
Bullying and Harassment
Staying Safe Online
Child Protection
Vulnerable Adults
Prevent Policy

Contact Positive Approach Academy for Hair Safeguarding Team
Our designated Safeguarding Officer is Cherry Gerry
You can contact her on 01724 865048  or

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