Lime Tree Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff, including supply staff, volunteers and governors, must ensure that they are aware of the school’s child protection policy and procedures. Every member of staff must attend training, to which governors will also be invited. Parents and carers are welcome to read our policy, which is available on our website or via the school office.
The best interests of the children will always be our priority. As such, there are times we will need to record, monitor and share information with other agencies. We will share concerns about our pupils with the child’s parents/carers unless we have reason to believe that such a move would not be in the child’s best interest.
|Designated Safeguarding Lead:|
|Mrs C Williamson||Head of School|
|Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:|
|Miss J Newton||Executive Head|
|Mrs R Horton||School Business Manager|
|Miss A Dyer||KS1 Leader|
|Miss A Trimmer||EFYS Leader|
|Lead Safeguarding Govenor:|
|Mr D Moss|
If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please record your concern, and any observations or conversations heard, and report to one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) as soon as possible the same day. Do NOT conduct your own investigation.
If your concerns relate to the actions or behaviour of a member of staff then you should report this to one of the DSLs. If the concern relates to the DSL, concerns should be reported to the Lead Safeguarding School Governor.
If you are still concerned, further advice is available from NSPCC Whistleblowing: 0800 028 0285