Safeguarding and Protection

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility at

Alton Park Junior School

We want to enable all pupils to feel safe and cared for whilst at school, and to ensure that they have a safe place and safe people to whom they can turn to. All adults involved at Alton Park Junior School are fully equipped to fulfil their responsibilities in effectively promoting the safeguarding and welfare of all of our pupils.

Useful Websites

Talk Pants

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/pants-underwear-rule/

BBC Website – Safety and Privacy 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/topics/safety-and-privacy/

CEOP’S Think You Know 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Childline

https://www.childline.org.uk/

Internet Matters

https://www.internetmatters.org/

Anti-Bullying Alliance

https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/

Further support and information can be found in our Child Protection Policy below. 

Child Protection Policy
SET procedures Keeping Children Safe in Education – DfE Document

Designated Safeguarding Lead

If you have any worries about your child, or someone else’s child it is important you speak out. We all have a responsibility to keep children safe from harm. Our designated safeguarding leads are available to discuss any concerns you have. We are able to speak with you and give you help / support and signpost you to other agencies if needed. Please ring the school office and they will get a designated safeguard lead to phone you back. 

If a child is at immediate risk of harm please call Essex Police on 999 or 101. Essex Social care are also able to talk to you anonymously. Call 0345 603 7627 and ask for the CHILDREN & FAMILIES HUB PRIORITY LINE Emergency Duty Service (Immediate Out of Hours Response) No: 0345 606 1212 (Mon – Thurs 5.00pm – 8.45am, Fri 4.30pm – Mon 8.45am Inc. Bank holidays)

SAFEGUARDING CONTACTS FOR ALTON PARK JUNIOR SCHOOL

DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD:

  • Miss N Sirett – Headteacher

DEPUTY DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEADS:

  • Mr L Mays – Deputy Headteacher
  • Mrs M Garnham – SENCO
  • Mrs A Green – Learning Mentor
  • Mrs R Griffin – Family Liason

ATTENDANCE:

  • Missing Education & Child Employment Service
  • Mrs J Knight – Welfare Assistant

SAFER RECRUITMENT:

  • Miss N Sirett
  • Mr L Mays

DESIGNATED TEACHER FOR PUPILS IN CARE:

  • Miss N Sirett
  • Mrs M Garnham

LOCAL VISITS CO-ORDINATOR:

  • Mr L Mays