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Northaw CE Primary School and Nursery

Loving for Today, Learning for Tomorrow, Forever in Faith


Keeping children safe at

Northaw CE Primary School


The designated safeguarding lead (and deputies) is the most appropriate person to advise on the response to safeguarding concerns.


Dr James Inglis



Mrs Jo Rush



Miss Lina Barker



For more information, please see our Child Protection Policy.


If you know of a child at immediate risk of harm, report it now to Children's Services:


0300 123 4043


In an emergency and/or when a crime is committed, call the police:




Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility at Northaw - it could happen here

When concerned for the safeguarding of a pupil in any other case, please complete a Record of Concern at once and hand it to the DSL.


Copies of Guidance for Recording Concerns about children and young people including Headteacher/DSL response and actions takenRecord of Concern (ROC) and BODYMAP are available from the signing-in point, staffroom and headteacher’s office.


Please raise any concerns regarding the effectiveness of filtering and monitoring directly and promptly with the headteacher.

Governors and Visitors

There is a clearly marked signing-in point by the front door, and all visitors must sign in and out of the site. There is a separate book for governors. Either governors lanyards or visitors badges must be worn at all times.

Helping Hands

In September, every child completes a helping hand, identifying adults who can support them, developing necessary protective behaviours. It is then revisited termly.

Speak out Stay safe

We have signed up to this safeguarding programme from the NSPCC.