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Safeguarding Team

Keeping children safe is our number one priority. We ensure that the safety and wellbeing of every child is at the centre of every decision we make.

Safeguarding Team

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of children, please speak to the staff members listed below.

Mrs S. Hill is the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Mr S. Butters is the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Miss Downing is the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and the Designated Teacher for Looked After Children (LAC).

Mrs C. Robinson is the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Our Safeguarding team (school staff only) hold half-termly meetings to share information about children in our school, discuss any concerns that we have and to ensure our practise is up to date, effective and meets the needs of our children.

All members of the Safeguarding Team have completed Core Level 3 Safeguarding Training, which is refreshed annually. Other training has also been completed, including Child Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Violence.

Steel River Academy Trust

Within Steel River Multi Academy Trust, Designated Safeguarding Leads provide each other with regular supervision and support, following supervision training from Safeguarding First.

External Support and Challenge

As part of our continuous drive to ensure that we keep all children safe, we have procured the services of  Pam Gartland, Safeguarding First. This provides us with:

  • Annual review of safeguarding procedures and policies;
  • Training and updates;
  • Supervision guidance

We have also completed safeguarding audits for the Local Authority and NSPPC and have worked alongside the Local Authority Safeguarding Officer for Education. 

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.