Barnburgh Primary School takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously. Pupil welfare is of paramount importance to us and we recognise the contribution that we make to keeping them safe. We demonstrate this commitment by:
Creating and maintaining a school ethos where children feel safe and secure;
Creating and maintaining a safe and secure physical environment;
Developing a school curriculum which equips children with the skills they need to keep themselves safe;
Ensuring that children know what to do if they feel worried or unsafe;
Taking appropriate action to protect children when recruiting new staff;
Providing staff with a high level of training to ensure that they are able to respond to safeguarding concerns in an appropriate and sensitive manner;
Working in partnership with other agencies;
Supporting parents and families.
The designated members of staff for safeguarding are Mrs Potts and Miss Yates. Our designated governor for safeguarding is Janine Reid.
Early Help is a way of thinking and working together between services with families that have additional or more complex needs.
Early help is preventative, by providing support to families when a need is identified or as soon as a problem emerges at any point in a child’s life, from conception, through childhood and into adolescence. It can also prevent further problems arising by building resilience with families to find their own solutions in the future.
It should not be seen as a specific service, but any service, and crucially how services work collectively through tailored support packages for specific needs in individual families.
Fill in the online form if you are worried about a child or have an Early Help enquiry. If you need information or advice about a child or young person before completing the form, call Early Help from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, on 01302 734110. Visit www.dscb.co.uk/early-help for full information
Doncaster’s Families Information Service provides access to a range of services for universal or more complex needs. You can use this directory of services and information in your work with families. Visit www.doncaster.gov.uk/fis
Always call 999 if someone is in immediate danger.