Safeguarding Children

Here at Beverley St Nicholas Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  Below is our school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy along with further guidance from the DfE.
If you are a young person, family member, carer, or member of the public and you want to discuss a child that you are worried about, or make a self-referral you can contact the Safeguarding and Partnership Hub (SaPH) during office hours on (01482) 395500 – Choose ‘Option 1’ and a social worker will be able to talk through your worries with you and discuss what happens next.

If you are ever concerned that a child is in immediate danger please call the police on 999.

Safeguarding children and young people is the responsibility of everyone. If you are a professional, young person, carer, family member or a member of the public and you are worried about a child or young person, who has or may be likely to suffer significant harm, you can contact the Safeguarding and Partnership Hub (SaPH), the front door to Children’s Social Care.

Our safeguarding team consists of:

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Ms T Turton

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr J Horsley

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs V Wood

  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mrs A Hince

  • Safeguarding Governor: Mr Ian Clark

Useful documents:

Below are a number of contact details and links for your information:

Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH)

During office hours (Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4.30pm), you can contact EHaSH on:

Outside of office hours, please contact the emergency duty team:

Family Information Services Hub (FISH)

Free, impartial service for children, young people, parents/carers & the people who support them.

National Contact Information

Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass is a Police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse.

Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools before the start of the next  school day when a child or young person has been involved or exposed to a domestic abuse incident the previous evening.

The information is given in strict confidence to a school’s Key Adult to enable support to be given dependent on the needs and wishes of the child.

Operation Encompass is a Trauma Informed and Trauma Sensitive charity. We acknowledge and understand the impact of Domestic Abuse as an Adverse Childhood Experience.

Operation Encompass mitigates against the damaged caused by exposure to Domestic Abuse and other ACE’s

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