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Safeguarding and Behaviour

Safeguarding your Child

Our Safeguarding Vision

At Stanion C.E Primary School we protect the welfare and safety of all members of our community.  We respect and value each person as unique and safeguard their right be themselves.  We work together to create a healthy, active, caring and safe environment to protect the physical, emotional, social and mental welfare of all of our school community.

Our Code for Safety

  • Respect is shown views and values of others and their right to feel safe
  • Every Adult will safeguard the children
  • Special care is taken not to hurt others with our words or actions
  • People listen to children and factually record their concerns
  • Everyone cares and will maintain the safety of our environment
  • Calmness is encouraged but swift action taken if a child’s welfare is threatened
  • Together we teach the children how to stay safe, happy and healthy

Our Aims

  • RESPONSIBILITY for all aspects of learning will be actively encouraged within a safe environment which promotes understanding and achievement for all across our curriculum and raises the self esteem of individuals.
  • RESPECT and awareness for the rights, beliefs, contributions and values of the people in our school, home and multicultural society.
  • REFLECTION and evaluation about our learning experiences, changing technology, the work that we do and how we communicate with others so that we make safe, informed choices and plan for life in Britain and a part of a wider global community.

Our Commitment

All people who work with our children will comply with safeguarding procedures in relation to recruitment, risk assessments, off  and on site procedures, environmental safety, online safety and as part of their every day practice with children.  It is the responsibility of all staff to know safeguarding procedures, apply the principles in practice, attend training and report any concerns.

All staff will undergo an enhanced DBS check and it there responsibility to notify the governors if there has been any change in their personal circumstance that make pose a threat to children. 

Nominated Safeguarding Officers

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr Wayne Jones, Head Teacher
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Sarah Hankins, Senior Teacher
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Rachael Findlay, Deputy Head Teacher

                        Wayne Jones                              Rachael Findlay                                    Sarah Hankins

If you are worried about a child outside of school hours, you can call the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (anonymously if necessary) on 0300 126 7000, option 1, option 1

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (M.A.S.H)

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) deals with referrals from professionals and members of the public who may have concerns about a child’s welfare following contact with the helpline that is now also based in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. It makes the process of dealing with referrals quicker and more effective by improving the way county council: Children’s social care, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), Youth Offending Service (YOS) and education, work alongside other partner agency colleagues including Northamptonshire police, Northamptonshire health partners, National Probation Service, and the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) to share information.

Contact M.A.S.H


For further safeguarding advice, please follow the links below.