“Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play.”
“...protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s mental and physical health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes."
Keeping Children Safe in Education – September 2020
Everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and protect their welfare. If you have any concerns about a child, you must refer those concerns to the school’s designated person with responsibility for Child Protection
Our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs Staniforth (Acting Head).
Our Deputy DSL is Mrs Brennan (Deputy Head and Teacher) and Mrs Morris (Teacher and Senior Lead).
Should you have any concerns about a child or a family in school then you can speak with one of our DSL's in confidence, who will be able to advise you on school procedures.
Our governor in charge of safeguarding is Mrs Diane Boon
Please click on the link below to read our current policy:
Child Protection & Safeguarding 2019.docx
Operation Encompass - Domestic Abuse
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Identification of child abuse is very difficult. Individual factors or indicators of abuse may not be particularly worrying, but in combination they can suggest that there is a serious cause for concern.
You can find additional information at:
The Northampton Safeguarding Children Board: www.northamptonshirescb.org.uk
Your child will find more information at: www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111