SAFEGUARDING AT ESKDALE

At Eskdale Academy…

 

‘Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families and carers has a role to play in safeguarding children. In order to fulfil this responsibility effectively, all professionals should make sure their approach is child-centred. This means that they should consider, at all times, what is in the best interests of the child.

Staff members working with children are advised to maintain an attitude of ‘it could happen here’ where safeguarding is concerned. When concerned about the welfare of a child, staff members should always act in the best interests of the child

(Keeping Children Safe in Education – 2016)

 

Please read our Safeguarding Policy to see how we Safeguard children at Eskdale Academy.

To contact School with any immediate safeguarding concerns, please contact

 

Ms Killeen (DSL) or Mr Voisey

School number: (01429) 272255​

Out of Hours Team: (01429) 523878 or 08702402994

 

Alternatively, if you have any concerns around the safety and well-being of children who may be in your family, friends or neighbours, please click on the link below to find out more about how you can report your concerns.

https://tacklechildabuse.campaign.gov.uk/