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Great Coates Primary is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of all our pupils.

To achieve this, we have systems in place which are designed to:

  • Create and maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Identify child welfare concerns and take appropriate action.
  • Use the curriculum to enable our children to develop ‘keep safe’ strategies.
  • Operate safer recruitment and selection procedures.

All staff have a responsibility to safeguard our pupils, however the main point of contacts at the school are:

Should you have any safeguarding concerns about your own child, or any of our children at Great Coates Primary School, please make contact with the school or other appropriate agency details of which can be found below.

School Office – [email protected]

Safeguarding lead – [email protected]

Follow the school safeguarding Twitter page: https://twitter.com/SydandBridge

Other Safeguarding Services

Local Authority Safeguarding Contacts:

https://www.safernel.co.uk/report-a-concern/

Sources of support and information

Child protection – National

NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Child Law Advice Line: 08088 020 008

Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA) 0844 660 8607 www.afruca.org

Bullying – National

NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000

Childline: 0800 1111

Kidscape: 08451 205 204 www.kidscape.org.uk

Mental health – Local

Compass Go: 01472 494 250

Mental Health – National

Young Minds: 0808 802 5544
www.youngminds.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation: 020 7803 1100
www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mind: 0845 766 0163 www.mind.org.uk

Parents’ support – National

ParentlinePlus: 0808 800 2222
www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Sexual harm and sexually harmful behaviour – National

Stop It Now! 0808 1000 900
www.stopitnow.org.uk

The AIM Project (for children with sexual behaviour problems): www.aimproject.org.uk

Internet safety – national

ChildNet International: www.childnet.com

Child Exploitation and Online Protection:
0870 000 3344

www.ceop.gov.uk

Internet Watch Foundation: www.iwf.org.uk

Think U Know: 0870 000 3344
www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Useful websites:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Safeguarding Policy

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Safeguarding Poster

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