A shared responsibility and the need for effective joint working between agencies and professionals that have different roles and expertise are required if children are to be protected from harm and their welfare promoted.
Dalton St Mary’s C of E Primary School is committed to ensuring all children are safeguarded and that pupil welfare is paramount. As a consequence Dalton St Mary’s C of E Primary School will;
In addition the school will fully comply with national and local statutory duties and guidance. Staff are aware of their responsibilities in regard to PREVENT duty.
We have clear clear outcomes for children, all of which the school will endeavour to promote for each pupil:
Safeguarding children is a collective responsibility for the whole of the Governing Body.
Every school should have a designated Governor for Child Protection, this role is currently held by Mrs Corris; the newly appointed Governor for Safeguarding will undertake relevant training for this role
Staff in school are in a good position to keep a watchful eye on children and their safety and to protect them from harm. If staff have concerns they have a duty to inform the designated person for Child Protection
At Dalton St Mary’s the designated person is Mrs Woodburn.
Our full and comprehensive policy for Child Protection can be accessed through the following: