Kedleston Group has a governance body consisting of a senior team who oversee, Quality and Compliance, Education, Care, Health, Safety and Estate Management, Human Resources. Training, Financial Management and Strategic Partnerships. The Senior Team are experienced education and care professionals who provide the organisation with the scrutiny and challenge required to ensure that the young people we support are educated and cared for in a safe, supportive and caring environment.
A Safeguarding Overview Committee meets monthly and is chaired by a non-executive Director who reviews all safeguarding across the group. Safeguarding arrangements ensure that lessons learnt and examples of good practice are shared across the group. We continually review our systems in order to strengthen staff awareness and protect the young people in our care.
The Director of Quality and Compliance oversees the rigorous safeguarding arrangements across the group, ensuring they are compliant with each Local Safeguarding Children’s Board and other regulatory and statutory boards. The Director of Quality and Compliance chairs termly school and residential safeguarding meetings ensuring all concerns are dealt with and responded to appropriately. The Director of Quality and Compliance reports directly to the Safeguarding Overview Committee which meets monthly and is chaired by a non-executive Director who reviews all safeguarding issues across the group. The Safeguarding Overview Committee reports monthly to Kedleston Group Board.
The robust governance and safeguarding arrangements ensure that lessons learnt and examples of good practice are shared across the group. We continually review our systems in order to and strengthen the awareness of staff and protect the young people in our care.
Our schools are registered with the Department for Education (DfE) and our residential settings are registered by Ofsted. All of our provisions are inspected by Ofsted and the reports for care and education can be found on each school or home page or by visiting the Ofsted website at http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/
Download the Safeguarding Child Protection Policy for each of our provisions by clicking on this link - CLICK HERE