CRC Article 19 – All children have the right to be safe.
At Timothy Hackworth Primary School, keeping children safe is of paramount importance to us. We believe that all children have the right to be safe and to learn. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
We will ensure that:
- Every child’s welfare is a priority.
- All children, whatever their age, disability, gender, language, race, religious beliefs and/or sexual orientation have the right to be protected from harm.
- All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
- All staff and volunteers working at our school have a responsibility to report concerns to the Designated Leads for Safeguarding:
- Mrs. L. Boulton – Head Teacher – Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs. J. Slattery – Deputy Head Teacher – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs. K. Kozlowski – SENDCO – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs N Nixon – Pupils and Families Intervention Support Lead – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Mrs. B. Mathwin – Attendance Officer – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Areas of Safeguarding
Our safeguarding policies cover all areas of school life and include:
- Staff and Visitors – ensuring they are vetted, informed and trained.
- Children’s Behaviour – promoting safer and happier behaviours and lifestyles.
- Parents and Carers – promoting links and supporting families.
- Premises – keeping them safe, maintained, pleasant and fit for purpose.
- Curriculum – providing positive learning experiences.
- Outside School – ensuring safer activities and environments outside school.
All our school policies can be found in the School Policies Section of our website.
Members of Staff Responsible
Every member of staff has a responsibility to ensure that every child remains safe. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
We follow strict procedures to ensure that everyone who works with our children is vetted, keeping our children as safe as possible.
CRC Article 19 – every child has the right to be properly cared for and to be protected from harm.