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Safety

Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Annabel Berry 

Deputy Safeguarding officers -  Ms Sarah Brown, Miss Laura Eke and Miss Sharon Lockett

 

                                             Should you have any safeguarding concerns, you should contact one of our Safeguarding officers.

 

 

Safeguarding is a term which is broader than ‘child protection’ and relates to the action taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Pupils' safety is paramount at Towngate Primary Academy.

 

Please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team if you have any concerns about a pupil within the Academy. If parents/carers would like any further information regarding the safeguarding of children then please follow this link:

 

http://www.theparentzone.co.uk 

 

Here at Towngate Primary Academy we are committed to the Wakefield and District Safeguarding Children Board’s ‘Young People’s Safeguarding Charter'. You will find our certificate in and around out Academy.

 

 

                                                                                     Safeguarding charter

 

Social Care Direct

If you or some one you know needs any help or support then your first point of contact is Social Care Direct. 

If you have an concerns about the welfare or safety of a child, young person or vulnerable adult then please contact Social Care Direct.

Any information you give will be treated with confidentiality. 

Social Care Direct are open 24 hours, 7 days a week. 
Telephone: 0845 8 503 503.

 


You can also get advice from:

https://www.childline.org.uk - national website and confidential helpline - 0800 1111

http://www.talktofrank.com/ - national drugs advice website and helpline - 0800 123 6600

https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/ - for children and young people who runaway and their families. Phone or text 116 000

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ - national internet safety website for children, young people and parents

http://www.samaritans.org/ - confidential 24 hour helpline 116 123

 

 

E-Safety 

 

 

 

Remember if you need someone to talk to you can talk to anyone at school or alternatively you can ring Childline on 0800 11 11 – 24 Hour Line. Please find further information about E-Safety on our computing page. 


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