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Safeguarding & Keeping Safe
KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE AT TANKERSLEY ST PETER’S C.E. (AIDED) PRIMARY SCHOOL
Our safeguarding statement
‘’Tankersley St Peters C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all stakeholders including staff, volunteers, governors and visitors to share this commitment.
We will ensure that children are effectively safeguarded from potential risk of harm. Their safety is the highest priority in all aspects of the school’s work.
Our approach is child-centred. Our overall aim is that all stakeholders feel able to report any safeguarding concerns, safe in the knowledge that effective action will be taken as appropriate.’
Please refer to our SAFEGUARDING AND CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
Our Safeguarding Governor is Kath Wasden – email address firstname.lastname@example.org
How to report a child protection or safeguarding concern
- If a child is in immediate danger call 999.
- If you have a safeguarding concern, speak to our Child Protection Leads above in the first instance. Do this immediately. Do not leave a concern.
- Staff MUST report any concerns on the schools Child Protection Online Management System. (CPOMS) and alert one of the Child Protection leads.
- Visitors and volunteers to school should report any concerns use the Cause for Concern forms located in the staffroom and alert one of the Child Protection Leads.
- Our Child Protection Leads will ensure concerns are actioned and will contact relevant agencies if needed.
- Social Care - If you are worried about a child’s safety and need help from social care, call the social care screening team 01226 772423 (AFTER 5PM – Call the duty team on 01226 787789
- Safeguarding Unit If you have a safeguarding concern - call the Local Designated Safeguarding Officer (LADO) on 01226 772400
List of useful websites:
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BBC advice and tips for staying safe online