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.

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Mrs. L. Boulton – Head Teacher – Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs. S. Simpson-May – 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.

Safeguarding Documents

Members of Staff Responsible

Every member of staff has a responsibility to ensure that every child remains safe. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.

Safer Recruitment

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.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.