Safeguarding

Harrow International School Bangkok is committed to keeping children safe. We expect all Harrow Bangkok community members including staff and visitors to share this commitment.

Policy

The Safeguarding Policy sets out our commitment, explains the steps we take to keep our students safe and sets out what we do when there are concerns about a student’s safety or wellbeing. Our Safeguarding Policy is reviewed annually and can be accessed below:

Child Safeguarding Policy 

*child safeguarding policy (thai version)


RECRUITMENT

All new staff members at our school are subject to rigorous recruitment and vetting procedures to ensure they are suitable to work with our students.


CODE OF CONDUCT

All Harrow Bangkok employees are required to follow our Safeguarding Code of Conduct for Staff.
 

TRAINING

All staff have regular and mandatory safeguarding training of varying complexity as guided by their level of safeguarding responsibility.


AUDIT

The school’s safeguarding arrangements will be regularly audited both internally and externally to ensure our policies and procedures are effective.


TEAM

We have designated members of staff who are responsible for safeguarding:

  1. Designated Safeguarding Lead:
    Dr Michael Reddish, Principal Deputy Head

  2. Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:
    Dr Kelly Adjei, Wellbeing Lead

  3. Designated Governor for Safeguarding
    Khun Kittipol Pramoj Na Ayudhya (Khun Tre)


Our Safeguarding Officers for 2021-2022 are:

WHOLE SCHOOL
Khanitha Prawichen Thai Principal Safeguarding Officer (Thai Speaker)
Richard Walter Head of Boarding and Housemaster of The Grove Safeguarding Officer for Boarding
LOWER SCHOOL
Paul Beach               Head of Lower School                                           Safeguarding Officer for Lower School
Matthew Parker Pastoral Lead Lower School Safeguarding Officer for Pre Prep
Kate Umpleby Head of Early Years Safeguarding Officer for Early Years
UPPER SCHOOL
Adam Pape  

Head of Prep/(Acting Director of Houses T1 21/22)

Acting Safeguarding Officer for Upper School and Prep (T1 21/22)
Kathryn Gavin Acting Head of Upper School Safeguarding Officer for Sixth Form
Sapphira Beaudin School Counsellor Safeguarding Officer for SR5 (Thai speaker)

If you have any concerns about the safety or wellbeing of any student at Harrow Bangkok, please talk to one of the Safeguarding Officers in your child’s school section or email: safeguarding@harrowschool.ac.th


*This Thai translation was prepared with care to make it as reliable as possible, but only the original text in English has contractual and/or legal authority.