01484 431700

Longcroft, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD5 8XW

angela.irving@kirkleeseducation.uk

Safeguarding

If you have any concerns about a child's safety you should report this immediately to the school's Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs).  At our school the DSLs are:

  • Mrs Victoria Wyatt
  • Miss Katie Reid 
  • Mr Mark Horsfall 

The Governor with responsibility for Safeguarding is: Mr Andrew Phillips

 

If you have concerns about a child outside of school hours or in the holidays then you should call the duty and advice team on 01484 456848

If you have a concern about a member of staff then this should also be reported to the DSLs.  If you concern is about the Headteacher, you should report this concern to the Chair of Governors:  Mrs Sue Edwards.  You can also call the Local Authority Designated Officer on: 01484 221000

 

Operation Encompass

Our school is part of Operation Encompass. This is a police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience Domestic Abuse. Operation Encompass means that the Education Safeguarding Service will share information about Domestic Abuse incidents with our school PRIOR to the start of the next school day when the police have been called to a domestic incident.  Once DSL has attended at an Operation Encompass briefing, they will cascade the principles of Operation Encompass to all DDSL’s. Our parents are fully aware that we are an Operation Encompass school.  The Operation Encompass information is stored in line with all other confidential safeguarding and child protection information.  The DSL has also led training for all school staff and Governors about Operation Encompass, the prevalence of Domestic Abuse and the impact of this abuse on children. We have also discussed how we can support our children following the Operation Encompass notification.  

 

Further information can be found:

Kirklees Safeguarding Board

School Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Covid 19 Addendum to Safeguarding Policy

Safer Recruitment Policy

Staff Code of Conduct

School Whistle Blowing Policy

NSPCC Website

CEOP online Safety website - Do You Know?

Online Safety Policy

Operation Encompass Poster

Domestic Violence Easy Read information

Pennine Domestic Violence Support