Safeguarding and Child Protection at
Hartley Primary School
Safeguarding describes the actions taken to promote the welfare and development of children and protect them from harm, abuse or maltreatment. Child Protection is also a part of safeguarding and refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm. Safeguarding and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
Staff, Volunteers, Students and Governors at Hartley Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Through our curriculum we teach children to stay safe and happy. We endorse the understanding that any problem or worry that they may have is legitimate, and encourage children to share their concerns with a trusted adult. Robust safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at Hartley. This means that all concerns are passed through trained designated members of staff responsible for safeguarding and child protection.
- Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs K Rees (Deputy Head Teacher)
- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads – Mrs L McClay (Head Teacher) and Ms K Bhangra (Deputy Head Teacher)
- Safeguarding officer - Ms S Bent
- Safeguarding Governor – Ms S Lucas (Chair of Governors)
- LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) - Nick Pratt
Below are a number of policies and useful documents that relate to safeguarding at Hartley Primary School.
If you have any questions about Safeguarding or would like to report a safeguarding concern, please speak to one of the key school contacts listed above, you can contact them via our school office number 020 84722523 or alternatively, you can speak to Newham Children's social care on: 020 3734600
Please note that it is school policy not to release your child to somebody under the age of 16 when being collected at the end of the day.