Part of the Glyn Academies Trust

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Statement

Hillcroft Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This means that we have a Child Protection and Safeguarding policy and Procedures in place which can be viewed on our website. All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures.

Sometimes, we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about student welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about students are discussed with his or her parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the student’s welfare.

Our safeguarding lead is:

Miss Louise Summers

Our deputy safeguarding leads are:

 Mrs Debbie Pearson, Mrs Lisa Whickman, Miss Lucy Simons, Miss Alex Swain and Mrs Donna Hardcastle.

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please record your concern and any observations or conversations that you may have heard and report this to one of the safeguarding leads as soon as possible that day. Do NOT conduct your own investigation.

If your concerns relate to the actions or behaviour of a member of staff (which would suggest that he or she is unsuitable to work with children) then you should report this to one of the safeguarding leads in confidence or the Chair of Governors,Mr Liam McGivern, if the concern relates to the Headteacher, who will consider what action to take.

Designated Safeguarding Lead:  

Miss Louise Summers 

Head of School
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:         

Miss Alex Swain 

Mrs Donna Hardcastle 

Mrs Debbie Pearson

Miss Lucy Simons

Mrs Lisa Whickman

 

Deputy Head

Inclusion Lead/Assistant Head

Thrive Practitioner

Acorns Manager

Admissions and Attendance 

 

Governor responsible for Safeguarding:

 

Mr Liam McGivern

 

 
 Surrey LADO:         

  Geraldine Allen 0300 123 1650  

             (select option 3 )

 
 Contact Centre:       

   

0300 123 1620       

 

 

                            

       If you have any safeguarding concerns please contact a designated safeguarding lead or email DSL@hillcroftschool.org

 

                 

                                                   

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