Safeguarding and Child Protection
The safety of our children is of paramount importance to all staff, governors and community members in our school. The attached information provides our policies on how we ensure the safety of our children across all aspects of children’s school and their wider lives.
If you have any concerns regarding the safety of children in our school, please contact either:
Mrs M Wilson, Head of School and Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs P Regan, Deputy Head of School and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
They are assisted by Mr M White, Headteacher
If you have concerns about the safety of a child, you can:
- Speak to any member of staff who will relay your concerns to the Safeguarding team via our school office on 01514286114
- Email your concerns to: email@example.com
- Make an appointment with or ask for a call back from a member of the safeguarding team
If your concerns are more urgent, these must be relayed directly to social services or the Police.
Please see our Child Protection Policy here.
Other related policies can be found below:
We follow the statutory guidance laid out in the DFE document ‘Keeping children Safe in Education 2022’ which can be found here.
We actively support the Government’s Prevent agenda to counter radicalisation and extremism.
The Safeguarding Governors are Mrs Emma Skyner Andrews and Miss Carol Chapman, if you have concerns about the Headteacher.
All our staff are fully trained in Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures (Autumn 2022) including the PREVENT duty. Volunteers are also trained as part of their induction process and are required to pass an online Safeguarding test in order to volunteer in our school.
This duty to report concerns regarding extremist views and radical ideologies being expressed by children is fully embedded in our safeguarding procedures.
You can read our Safeguarding charter below:
In conjunction with Merseyside Police, School Name is involved in an initiative called Operation Encompass.
The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident. Following such an incident, children can arrive at school distressed, upset, worried and unprepared. Operation Encompass aims to ensure that appropriate school staff (called Key Adults) are made aware early enough to support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included.
At School Name our Key Adult is Mrs M Wilson, Head of School and Designated Safeguarding Lead.
This is a valuable initiative that means we can continue to support and help children and families within our
school community when they need it the most.
You can find our more by visiting www.operationencompass.org or by contacting our Key Adult.