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In this school the designated lead for safeguarding is Mr P Hooton and the deputy lead is Mrs S Myers. The governor with the responsibility for safeguarding is Mrs Smith. If the school has any concerns about a child's welfare then a referral will be made to Sefton Children's Social Care. Anyone concerned about a child's welfare can make a referral using the link below.  


The government updated the Working Together To Safeguard Children July 2018.

The government has also revised The Keeping Children Safe In Education 2020 guidance.


This KCSIE guidance applies to all schools and is for:

  • headteachers, teachers and staff
  • governing bodies, proprietors and management committees

It sets out the legal duties schools must follow to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges.

All school staff have read part 1 of this guidance which includes updated information. 

The designated lead has read these documents and trained staff on the updated guidance. 

The Child Protection policy has been changed to reflect this guidance. (See below)

Mrs Smith has approved the document and it has been ratified by governors.

Other policies relating to safeguarding and child protection are being altered in the light of this guidance.


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