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Safeguarding

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is of paramount importance and is everyone’s responsibility.

 

It is the responsibility of every member of staff, volunteer and regular visitor to our school to ensure that they carry out the requirements of our 'Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy' and, at all times, work in a way that will safeguard and promote the welfare of all of the pupils at our school. This includes the responsibility to provide a safe environment in which children can learn.

Please follow the link below to find our 'Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy' and 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'.

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils.  We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.  We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.

 

Any safeguarding concerns should be immediately reported our designated safeguarding lead.

Safeguarding contacts in school

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is:

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Mrs Russell (Headteacher)    

Telephone: 0191 267 4750

Email: sarah.russell@westershope.newcastle.sch.uk

 

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead is:

Mrs Wyld (Pastoral Lead)

Telephone:  0191 267 4750

Email:  samantha.wyld@westerhope.newcastle.sch.uk

 

Other Deputy Designated Staff are:

Mrs Salkeld (Deputy Head Teacher)

Mrs Coker (Leadership Team)

Miss Holisz (Leadership Team)

Mrs McManus (Leadership Team)

Mrs Purdy (Leadership Team)

Mrs Stokoe (Leadership Team)

Mr Thoburn (Leadership Team)

 

Our Chair of Governors & Link Safeguarding Governor is:

Mrs Hall

susanhall.westerhope@btinternet.com

 

 

If you have any questions, or if you would like to see our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy please contact the school, either by phone (0191 267 4750) or email (admin@westerhope.newcastle.sch.uk) and we will be happy to help you.

Other useful contacts:

If you are concerned about the safety or welfare or your child, or a child you know, you should act without delay.

You can ask for advice, or report your concern to:

Children, Social Care

Tel:0191 277 2500

Out-of-hours Duty Team

Tel:0191 232 8520

Police

Tel: 101 or 999 (in an emergency)

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline

Tel: 0808 800 5000