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Butterfly Rebels Child Protection Policy

Here at Butterfly Rebels, your child or teenagers welfare is paramount. We acknowledge the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and are committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice

This policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, gender, religion or beliefs, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or socio-economic background, all children

All children and young people have the right to be cared for and protected from harm and abuse. They deserve to take part in physical activity in a safe environment in which their rights are respected and their needs met.

The Scottish Government has set out a vision that all Scotland's children and young people will be successful learners; confident individuals; effective contributors; and responsible citizens. We at Butterfly Rebels stand by this. We will ensure that all staff in contact with children and young people will play their part in making sure that children and young people are safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible, and included.

All staff have a responsibility for the care and welfare of students along with the promotion of their personal safety. We have a key role in creating physically and emotionally safe environments and in recognising and monitoring situations when children have been, or are at risk of being, harmed.


  • promote and prioritise the safety and wellbeing of children and young people

  • ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and is provided with appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people

  • ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/concerns of abuse and support provided to the individual/s who raise or disclose the concern

  • ensure that confidential, detailed, and accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored

  • prevent the employment/deployment of unsuitable individuals

  • ensure robust safeguarding arrangements and procedures are in operation


We recognise that:

  • the welfare of children is paramount in all the work we do and in all the decisions we take

  • working in partnership with children, young people, their parents, carers and other agencies is essential in promoting young people’s welfare

  • all children, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation have an equal right to protection from all types of harm or abuse

  • some children are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their level of dependency, communication needs or other issues

  • extra safeguards may be needed to keep children who are additionally vulnerable safe from abuse.

The name and contact details of our Organisation:

Nominated Child Protection Lead:

  • Jordyn Gardner

We are committed to reviewing our policy and good practice annually.

Signed: Jordyn Gardner 

This policy was last reviewed on: 


Revision Date 07.05.23

Version 1

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