Meet the senior leaders with responsibility for safeguarding and child protection
Mrs Murfin - DSL Mrs Hanser - Mrs Spooner Mrs Brook
Grampian Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Parents can feel confident that carefully thought out policies, procedures and practice are in place, underpinned by advice from the Derby Safeguarding Children Board and taking account of guidance issued by the DfE (Government Department for Education).
The school’s Safeguarding Team is made up of the following senior leaders:
- The designated lead for child protection and safeguarding is the Head Teacher, Mrs M Murfin.
- The deputy designated lead for child protection and safeguarding is the Deputy Headteacher Mrs Hanser.
- Mrs Spooner (SENCO) also has delegated responsibility for child protection and safeguarding.
- Mrs Brooks (Assistant Headteacher) also has delegated responsibility for child protection and safeguarding.
Miss Wilcock (Parent and Pupil Support Manager) also works within the Safeguarding Team. As part of this role she works closely with parents/carers and pupils and will be involved in child protection cases.
All members of the Safeguarding Team are DSL trained in accordance to the Derby Safeguarding Children Board.
The designated Governor with responsibility for child protection and safeguarding is Mrs Gayle Bacon.
All staff working within the school have receive Level 1 child protection training delivered in line with the Derby Safeguarding Children Board. Those staff who work regularly with children and families and may be asked to contribute to child protection processes, including teachers, teaching assistants and the school admin team, have received Level 2 child protection training in accordance to the Derby Safeguarding Children Board.
Children will be taken seriously if they seek help from a member of staff. It is the duty of every member of staff to record and report any concern to the above named staff.
Grampian Primary Academy believes that ‘Safeguarding’ covers any area of school life that may affect the safety, vulnerability or wellbeing of the children. In recognition of this, other policies relating to wider aspects of safeguarding are in place and may be requested at any time. Please contact the school office. (Anti-Bullying / Asthma / Attendance / Critical Incident Plan / Data Security / E-Safety & Acceptable Use / First Aid and Illness / Health and Safety / Inclusion & SEN / Looked After Children / Managing Medicines in School / Physical Intervention / Equality).
Further information can be found on the Derby Safeguarding Children Board website: www.derbyscb.org.uk
Are you worried about a child?
If you are concerned about the welfare of a child you can contact the following:
During the day: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Initial Response Team
218 Osmaston Road
Telephone: 01332 641172
Fax: 01332 643299
If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999