Purlwell Infant and Nursery School takes the welfare of children extremely seriously and follows legislative guidelines in its dealings with all aspects of safeguarding pupils.
The school has a Child Protection Policy in place which details the procedures to be followed in the case of a child protection incident.
All school staff have an important role to play in recognising and taking appropriate action in cases of suspected child abuse and all staff have had the appropriate training.
All staff within Purlwell Infant and Nursery School have been instructed to report any suspicions to the Headteacher who is also the Designated Teacher with responsibility for Child Protection.
The Headteacher is required under the procedures to alert the Social Services Department. Parents may also seek advice/guidance from the Education Welfare Officer or contact the Social Services Department direct, if necessary.
If there are any issues about your child you wish to discuss, no matter how sensitive, please contact the Headteacher.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) with responsibility for Safeguarding at Purlwell I & N are:
Mrs S Gallivan | Deputy Headteacher (DSL)
Mrs S Nazam | Headteacher (Deputy DSL)
Mrs A Houlker | School Business Manager (Deputy DSL)
Mrs J Shires | HLTA (Deputy DSL)
Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Policy
Please click here to view the Safeguarding Policy
Please click here to view the Child Protection Policy
Kirklees referral and response team: 01484 456848
To access the Kirklees Safeguarding board click here
For Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) click here
For NSPCC click here