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What to do if you have a safeguarding concern?

What to do if you have a safeguarding concern?

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A SAFEGUARDING CONCERN:

In an emergency:

If you are concerned that a child may be at imminent risk of significant harm, please contact the Police on 999. 

If it is not an emergency, contact a member of staff responsible for safeguarding:

  • Mr Evans (Deputy Headteacher) is the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Ms Battah (Assistant Headteacher) is a Designated Deputy Safeguarding Lead
  • Mrs Chapman (Headteacher) is a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

All DSLs are contactable via: admin@wlfs-primary.org or dslprimary@wlfs-primary.org 

OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL HOURS, INCLUDING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

If you have a concern about a child outside of school hours, including during the school holidays, please call  the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):

If you have a safeguarding concern about a member of staff working or volunteering in the school, contact Mr Evans.

If you have a safeguarding concern about the Headteacher, contact the Chair of Governors - Mr Conabeare:  chairofgovernors@wlfs-primary.org 

Or you can contact Lara Thompson, the local Safer Organisations (LADO) and Safeguarding in Education Manager. 

SEEK FURTHER ADVICE WHERE NECESSARY 

If you think abuse or maltreatment is being carried out against someone vulnerable but you are still unsure of what to do, get in touch with a child protection agency using the following numbers:

  • NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • NSPCC Whistleblowing Advice Line: 0800 028 0285
  • Childline (for children): 0800 1111  
  • Parentline: 0808 800 2222 (free confidential advice seven days a week, 24 hours a day).