Attleborough Primary School recognises the important responsibility for Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children. The school’s policy applies to the whole of the school’s workforce, along with volunteers, governors and any contractors working on the school site. In particular Staff recruitment and selection – ensuring that all staff (volunteers etc.) have been appropriately checked for their suitability, using the Safe Recruitment procedures. In addition:
We recognise that because of their day-to-day contact with children, school staff are ideally placed to observe the outward signs of abuse. Staff in schools will therefore:
Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Gayle Long (Headteacher), with Allison Barker (DHT/SENCO), Kate Faulkner (AHT) and Lindsey Stringer (PSA) as deputy Safeguarding Leads.
If you are concerned about the safety of a child during term time, please contact one of the DSL's via the school office.
Members of the public, including parents, can contact Norfolk's Children's Advice and Duty Service (CADS) on 0344 800 8020.
If you are worried about a child outside of schools hours, at the weekend or school holidays, you can contact the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you think a child is in immediate danger call 999
See our Safeguarding Policy under our Policies section.