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Under the Education Act 2002, schools must make arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.  Parents/carers should know that the law (Children Act 1989) requires all school staff to pass on information which gives rise to a concern about a child’s welfare, including risk from neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse.  Staff will seek, in general, to discuss any concerns with the parent/carer and discuss the need to make a referral to Children’s Services (MASH) if that is considered necessary.  This will only be done where such discussion will not place the child at increased risk of significant harm.  The school will seek advice from Children’s Services when they have reasonable cause to suspect a child may be suffering or likely to suffer significant harm.  Occasionally, concerns are passed on which are later found to be unfounded.  Parents/carers will appreciate that the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead carries out their responsibilities in accordance with the law and acts in the best interests of all children.

If you have any concerns about the welfare or safety of any child or young adult, then please don't hesitate to contact the MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) team.

Safeguarding and Child Protection
at Wembrook Primary School

 Mr Pearson - Headteacher

 Miss Bayliss - Deputy Headteacher

Miss Williams - Family Support

Mrs Hall - Family Support

 Mrs Chard - Assistant Headteacher

Simon Pearson
Lisa Bayliss
Deputy Headteacher
Eli Williams
Family Support
Katrina Hall
Family Support
Sarah Chard
Assistant Headteacher
The safeguarding of all children and adults at Wembrook Primary School is extremely important. If you have any questions or queries, please speak to one of these trained members of staff.

Governor overseeing safeguarding: Mr J. Barr.

Mr Pearson is the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Miss Bayliss, Miss Williams, Mrs Hall and Mrs Chard are also designated persons for safeguarding.  All staff receive regular training in child protection and safeguarding procedures.  Mr Pearson and Miss Bayliss have passed accredited training in safer recruitment procedures.

Our designated safeguarding governor is Mr Barr. Governors visit termly to check on the school’s safeguarding procedures.  Warwickshire’s safeguarding procedures can be found online at

We always welcome parents and carers who wish to help out in school or on trips and visits, once the necessary checks have been carried out.  Please ask at the school office for information on how to apply for a DBS check, or for more information.

If you have a concern out of school hours, please see the links below for who you can contact at any time of the day or night. Whatever your worry, they are available to help you, by supporting and giving advice.


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