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Safeguarding at the NWSILC

The NWSILC is committed to safeguarding all our pupils in line with our statutory duties, roles and responsibilities under Section 175 Education Act (2002), the Children Act (1989) and Section 42-46 of the Care Act (2014) in ensuring each and every learner is protected and safeguarded against potential harm and abuse.

Within the North West SILC we have a range of staff trained in Child Protection to ensure we have coverage across all our provisions. In addition to this we use the CPOMS online secure management system for all our documents. 

Within the NWSILC the Designated Safeguarding Lead is Hannah Duffey, Acting Vice Principal.

In addition, Gavin Hosford (Consultant Headteacher), Lynn McCrum and Kath Burrell (Pastoral Managers) are also Designated Safeguarding trained.

Within the Partnership Sites the following colleagues are the Designated Safeguarding Officers - Louise Graham (Benton Park), Margaret Windle (Rawdon St Peters), Denise Brogden (Allerton High) and Diane Pollard (Brudenell).

The School Governor with responsibility for Safeguarding is Kathryn Wilkinson.

If you have a concern please call us on the main school number (01133368270) or if the issue is urgent further advice can be found at www.leedslscb.org.uk

Please find below the NWSILC Safeguarding Policy and some further information relating to keeping children safe.