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Our School Safeguarding Leads

Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

What to do if you are worried about a child...


During School Hours: If you are worried or concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child during school hours, please contact our Designated Safeguarding lead Andrea Commins or the deputy safeguarding leads Claire Sykes or Victoria Watts on 01904 501906.


Out of school hours: If you are worried about a child or a young person under the age of 18, you should ring our North Yorkshire, Child Protection customer services centre on 01609 780780. This is available outside of office hours. The Minicom number is 01609 779838.

All calls are taken seriously and can be taken in confidence.


In an emergency, always ring 999.



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