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Heath Mount Primary School

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Safeguarding

Heath Mount Primary Safeguarding Statement

 

At Heath Mount Primary we put the safeguarding and wellbeing of the children first and expect all visitors and volunteers to do the same.

 

In our school children are taught how to keep themselves safe, form positive relationships, and know who to speak to if they need help.

 

We work with our families and sometimes outside agencies to safeguard our pupils. Our staff have a duty of care to report any concerns, and always act in the best interests of the child.

 

For more information please see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy in safeguarding polices.

 

Our Designated Safeguarding Team is:

Lead DSL - Ms D Fance

Deputy DSL - Ms L Taylor

Deputy DSL - Ms C Opong

Deputy DSL - Mr K Ahmed

Deputy DSL - Ms V Patel

Deputy DSL - Mr J Hartopp

Overall responsibility for Safeguarding within our school is Ms D Fance

 

Mr M Watson is our designated governor for Safeguarding.

Any Concerns?

If you have any Safeguarding Concerns you would like to raise with the school please click here to find details of how to contact us.  

 

If you have an immediate concern and cannot contact us please visit Children's Advice and Support Service (CASS) website or call them on 0121 303 1888.

 

In an emergency where a child's safety is at immediate risk of significant harm contact West Midlands Police on 999

 

Keeping Children Safe in Education

All Staff at our school have read the Keeping Children Safe in Education (Information for Schools and Colleges) document.

This document explains;

  • What School and College Staff should know and do
  • Types of abuse and neglect
  • Specific Safeguarding Issues
  • Further Information on a Child Missing from Education
  • Further Information on Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Further Information on Female Genital Mutilation
  • Further Information on Preventing Radicalisation
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