Safeguarding at Peters Hill Primary School.
Nothing is more important to us than the safety and welfare of our pupils.
We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people within our school. We work closely with parents/carers and a range of professional external agencies to secure this and follow Dudley Safeguarding policies and procedures within our school.
Safeguarding children means keeping the safe from neglect and abuse, this includes;
Protecting children from maltreatment, preventing the impairment of their development, ensuring children are growing in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care and taking action to enable all children have the best life chances.
We have a Safeguarding Team as follows who can be contacted via the school office during school hours;
Designated Safeguarding Lead - Tracy Curnin
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead's - Simon Duncan, Hayley Owen, Ellen Foxall
Safeguarding Officer - Karen Bridgwater
Pastoral Support - Stacey Clarke, Jennie Morgan
Mental Health First Aider - Tracy Curnin, Karen Bridgwater
Safeguarding Governor - Mel Gilhooley (Chair)
Teacher for Children In Looked After Care/SENDCo - Stephen Porter
Alternately you can call Dudley Children's Social Care Team:
0300 555 0050 - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
0300 555 8574 - out of hours Emergency Duty Team
Advice can also be sought from the NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk
Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and if you think a child is in immediate danger you should call the police.