Statement of Intent:
At Weston Lullingfields CE Primary school the safety and welfare of every child is of paramount importance to us. It is our belief that every child has the right to feel safe and supported and that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting pupils from harm.
Our federation Designated Lead is Mrs Nicola Bond (Tel: 01743 741331)
Our deputy Designated Leads are Ms Marilyn Hunt (Tel: 01691 682289), Mrs Meriel Edge and Mrs Joanne Evans (Tel:01939 260306).
The committee member/safeguarding link governors who oversee this work are Mrs Nicky Holland and Mr Mike Dulson (Tel: 01691 610388).
All staff and governors receive regular Child Protection Awareness training from the Local Authority.
Our policies are reviewed and updated regularly, and we implement new guidance from SSCB (Shropshire’s Safeguarding children Board) and the DfE.
We have staff and governors that have completed Safer Recruitment training and we feel secure that recruiting is done as safely as possible by following our recruitment policy. All staff, volunteers, governors and bought in services such as sports coaches are subject to an enhanced DBS check and references are always obtained prior to anyone commencing employment in our school.
If you ever suspect that a child or young person is being harmed or at risk then please speak to our designated leads or alternatively make contact with one of the following:
Shropshire’s Safeguarding Children Board – Initial contact team 0345 678 9021
Protecting vulnerable People (West Mercia Police) 0300 333 3000
NSPCC 0800 800 5000 or online at www.nspcc.org.uk
Child line 0800 1111