Operation Encompass has been established to help schools provide in-school support to children who have been present at, exposed to or involved in any domestic abuse incident.
We know that anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, socio-economic status or background. We know that children can be significantly harmed, physically and/or emotionally, during these situations, and that it also negatively affects their learning and behaviour in class. There are different kinds of abuse that can happen in different contexts. The most prevalent type of domestic abuse occurs in relationships. But the definition of domestic abuse also covers abuse between family members, such as adolescent to parent violence and abuse.
Operation Encompass is our way or working directly with the police to support families where there are members who are victims of domestic abuse.
At Three Peaks Primary Academy we have a dedicated and child-focussed Safeguarding Team. They are specially trained to effectively use the information the Police share, in confidence, and enable the school to provide the right support to any child and their family. We always try to offer the best support possible to our pupils and their families and are always here to help however we can.
Within Operation Encompass all records are managed at Child Protection level with the highest level of security and confidentiality, and in full accordance with GDPR.
More information can be found at https://www.operationencompass.org. If you have any concerns or questions regarding Operation Encompass, please don’t hesitate to contact our Designated Safeguarding Lead Mr Richard Penn-Bourton, and she will be happy to discuss them with you.
Operation Encompass Information
Useful Weblinks and Guidance
Living with Abuse – Information and Guidance