Safeguarding

Garswood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. 

Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone and concerns must always be reported.

The designated teacher for Safeguarding and Child Protection is Pamela Potter, the Head teacher.

The Deputy in this area is Lynne Mills, Pastoral Manager. 

Andrew Yearsley, the Deputy Head teacher is also fully trained in Safeguarding and Child Protection.

The School Governor responsible for Child Protection and Safeguarding is Cllr Sue Murphy, the Chair of Governors. Her contact details are available via the the school office if you feel that you have concerns that cannot be dealt with by the designated staff at the school.

All staff receive regular training in Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Please find below the Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy along with some useful contact information.

VISITORS TO THE SCHOOL: Please note - you are not allowed to use your mobile phone when on the school premises. This is to avoid any misunderstandings and protect children and visitors.

 

Multi Agency Partners for  Safeguarding

Contact Phone Numbers

 

Garswood Primary School

 

 01744 678290

Contact Centre / First Response

  • To make referrals to social services if you have concerns about a child at risk.

01744 676600

CAMHs

 

01952 737400

 

Butterflies,

Pre-bereavement and bereavemnt services

 

 

0151 487 6558 or cypreferrals@listening-ear.co.uk

Children’s Disability Service

– The Bridge Centre

 ( School age children)

 

01744 673131

 

Adoption Service

 

01744 613041

 

Special Educational Needs

 

https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/send/5-11-years-primary/

School Nursing Servive

 

01744 624313

 

Young Carers

 

info@sthelens.org.uk

 

 

St Helens Carers Centre

 

01744 675615

Continence Service

 

01744 626701

 

Homestart

 

01744 737400

 

NSPCC

 

01925 873000

 

Domestic Violence Team

 

01744 743200

 

 

There are other resources available to support families. Please speak with our Pastoral Manager, Lynne Mills.

 

Information can also be found on https://sthelenslscb.org.uk/lscb/lscb/early-help-for-families/services-and-referral-forms

At any point anyone can report a concern they have about a child https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/social-care-health/adults/safeguarding-adults/report-a-concern/

If you are concerned about Child Sexual Exploitation  www.listentomystory.co.uk

If you have concerns about radicalisation and extremism or believe your child is at risk then please contact the school and speak with Pamela Potter or Lynne Mills.

Illegal terrorist information, pictures or videos you’ve found on the internet can be reported here   www.gov.uk/report-terrorism

The NSPCC website www.nspcc.org.uk has informative pages to help direct and support your child and family. 

 

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Contact the School

Garswood Primary and Nursery School

Hamilton Road
Garswood
WN4 0SF

Main Contact: Marie Chadwick, School Business Manager

Tel: 01744 678290
Fax: 01744 678294
garswood@sthelens.org.uk

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