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 Lead. 

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 456600

Changing Lives

  • Emotional health support.

 

0151 547 7800

Children’s Disability Service

– The Bridge Centre

 ( School age children)

 

01744 674109

 

Adoption Service

 

01744 671202

 

Educational Psychology Service

 

01744 671125

School Health

 

01744 892868

 

Young Carers

 

01744 454802

 

 

St Helens Carers Centre

 

01744 675615

Continence Service

 

01744 626701

 

Homestart

 

0800 0686368

 

NSPCC

 

01744 614682

 

Domestic Violence Team

 

0151 777 1579

 

 

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

 

Information can also be found on sthelenslscb.org.uk/ 

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

 

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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