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Safeguarding

At Gwladys Street Community Primary and Nursery School safeguarding is paramount. We have a dedicated team who ensure that our whole school community are safe, happy and secure. When visitors attend our School we advocate that by signing in and they are agreeing to follow all our safeguarding policies and procedures. They are also provide with guidance and a code of conduct with regards to safeguarding. 

 

Meet the Team

Miss N Booth - Head Teacher

Mrs L Jackson - Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs C Baker O'Neill - Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr K Craney - Safeguarding Governor

 

You can contact a member of the team on 0151 525 0843 to discuss or share any concern. Please remember that anybody can contact Careline 24 hours if you have concerns about a child or situation on 0151 233 3700. 

 

If you need to report a non-urgent crime that isn't happening now then please contact Merseyside Police on 101. If you need to report a crime that is taking place now then contact Merseyside Police using 999.

Domestic Violence Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

 

Many residents will be following the local and national advice around household isolation and social distancing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 

This advice is in place to limit the spread of the virus and keep as many people as safe and well as possible.

 

 We know that there are vulnerable people in our communities who will be more concerned than others about the prospect of staying at home for a number of reasons, including those who have been the victims of domestic abuse such as violence or coercive and controlling behaviour.

 

While all public services are adapting to new ways of working during this pandemic, our message to anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse is clear: You are not alone and you don’t have to suffer in silence – we will still be here for you, no matter what.

 

Liverpool City Council, Merseyside Police, Local Authorities and providers of domestic abuse support across Merseyside will continue working together to maintain essential services and contacts for anyone affected by domestic abuse during the weeks and months to come.

 

Support will still be available by telephone, text message or online services.

 

Who to contact:

 

If you, your child or anyone in the family are at immediate risk of harm, you should contact the police urgently, CALL 999

If you are a Liverpool resident and are experiencing domestic abuse or believe someone you know is please contact support services via:

 

www.victimcaremerseyside.org  (directory of services)

https://ehd.liverpool.gov.uk/kb5/liverpool/fsd/home.page(Liverpool early help directory)

 

or call

 

Worst Kept Secret Helpline:  0800 028 3398

 

Further support can also be found at these national agencies:

 

 Women’s Aid | womensaid.org.uk |https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/

 

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

 

Refuge (includes information for men) | refuge.org.uk | 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)

 

The Men’s Advice Line, for male domestic abuse survivors – 0808 801 0327

 

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428

 

Samaritans (24/7 service) – 116 123’

 

More information at: https://liverpoolexpress.co.uk/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-those-experiencing-domestic-abuse/

Government Documents

 

School are provided with documents by the Government to ensure that they are following guide lines to keep children safe and secure. 

 

Risk Assessments at Gwladys Street Community Primary and Nursery School

Parent Information

Please find below a list of partner agencies  that can help you support the safeguarding of your child:

 

NSPCC - Online Safety 

CSE - Spotting the Signs

NSPCC - Preventing Abuse

The PANTS Rule

Road Safety (Children under 7)

Road Safety (Children 7-11)

Railway Safety - Keeping safe whilst travelling by train

Thinkuknow Safety Messages

Sexting

 

For additional support within your local area, please go to Hub of Hope and search using your postcode.

Curriculum Map for Teaching Safe Messages

Helpful websites for Parents and Carers

 

Advice for parents about talking to your child about creating, sending or receiving explicit images:

An e-learning tool for parents and carers:

Support for parents and carers

This pack offers  guidance on how to approach discussions with children about commercial content online:

Back to school basics for digital families:

Top tips for iPhone, Blackberry, Nintendo, Playstation, Xbox, iPad and iPod touch:

Child Exploitation Online Protection (CEOP) Centre website for parents and carers:

Information for keeping your child safe online:

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