SCHOOL DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEADS:
- Miss Kirsty Durrheim
- Mrs Amanda Cowley
- Miss Sophie Clent
- Mrs Suzanne Edwards
Windmill Primary School, is committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of all of its pupils and is the responsibility of all school staff, governors and volunteers.
Windmill Primary School will therefore:
- Establish and maintain an environment where children feel secure and are encouraged to talk and are listened to.
- Ensure that staff are able to identify welfare concerns and take appropriate action to address their concerns
- Ensure children know that there are adults in the school whom they can approach if they are worried
- Include opportunities in PHSE curriculum for children to develop the skills they need to recognise and stay safe from abuse
- Recognise that each pupil’s welfare is of paramount importance and that some children may be especially vulnerable to abuse e.g. those with special educational needs, those living in adverse circumstances eg those who witness violence.
We recognise that children who are abused or neglected may find it difficult to develop a sense of self-worth and to view the world in a positive way. Whilst at school, their behaviour may be challenging. We recognise that some children who have experienced abuse may harm others. We will always take a considered and sensitive approach in order that we can support all of our pupils.
Please read our Safeguarding Policy (available in the side bar on the right) for more information regarding safeguarding and child protection.
Learning Mentor and Family Support Worker
The role has primarily been aimed at ensuring that children in receipt of the Disadvantaged Student funding are in the same position to access and benefit from the teaching and learning that is delivered. The Pupil Premium funding provides the budget for the position and while these children are the main recipients of the intervention and support provided, all children who need this additional support will have access to it.
This role involves working 1:1 with targeted children or small groups as ell as families within our community. Weekly feedback to SLT and written reports on each intervention support the monitoring or provision and impact.
As a result, the Family Support Worker has received additional training in Safeguarding to enable them to be part of the Safeguarding Team. The Family Support Worker has also had CAF training.
Northamptonshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
If you have any conerns regarding a child, you are able to make a referral to MASH, who are a dedicated tea that are able to offer support for familes. As a school, we make make referrals to MASH if we need support when wokring with a safeguarding concern. for more informaiton about MASh, click here
Out of Hours Safeguarding
If you need to let us know about any issue that concerns you during non-school hours, please use this form below. It is sent to Miss Durrheim, Mrs Cowley and Mrs Neild, who will respond as soon as practically possible to your issue.