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Safeguarding our children

Safeguarding

At Hiltingbury Junior School, we are committed to the safety and happiness of all our pupils. Our ethos is that ‘Safeguarding children and young people is everyone’s responsibility.’

We all work together to achieve this through;

  • Being fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support children, families and staff at school.
  • Ensuring that all staff receive appropriate training, guidance and support to undertake the effective safeguarding of children.

Please come to talk to a member of staff at anytime if you have any concerns about the welfare of our children. We can also support you with advice and guidance safeguarding, including E-safety.

The Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Zoe Loosemore, Headteacher and Vikki Batten, School Business Manager –

                                     

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader is:

Charlotte Hartley, Acting Deputy Headteacher

If you would like to make your own referral to Children’s Services if you are worried about a child or family please use the following contact details:

External Support

There is a lot of external support for you and your family too. Please use the links below to see if any of these services could offer support. If you would like to discuss any of them please do also contact the school and we would be very happy to help.

Hampshire County Council; Safeguarding children and young people:

https://www.hants.gov.uk/socialcareandhealth/childrenandfamilies/safeguardingchildren 

NSPCC website:

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

Early Help services in Hampshire:

Identifying as early as possible if a child or family need support and helping them to access services is achieved with many support services working together to offer a child, young person or family ‘the right help at the right time’. Early Help will support any extra help a family needs.

https://www.hants.gov.uk/socialcareandhealth/childrenandfamilies/familysupportservice/earlyhelp

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership:

https://www.hampshirescp.org.uk/parents-and-carers/

School Nursing team:

https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/services/child-health-services/school-nursing/information-for