Murdishaw West Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and members of the wider school community to share this commitment. Visitors to our school are given a leaflet when they arrive.
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
preventing harm to children’s health or development
ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
For full details of our safeguarding arrangements please refer to the Safeguarding policy.
Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact our designated person(s) for safeguarding:-
Mrs Edwards (Senior Designated person) , Headteacher or Mrs Phillips (Deputy Designated person), Deputy Headteacher.