Hollingworth Primary School | Safeguarding
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The person responsible for Safeguarding & Child Protection within our school is Mrs S Tickle.

Hollingworth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and members of the wider school community to share this commitment.  For full details of our safeguarding arrangements please refer to the Safeguarding policy below.


Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy


Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact our designated person for safeguarding:- Mrs S Tickle.

Should you have any concerns in terms of Safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact the designated person as above.  If the allegation concerns the Deputy Headteacher or Headteacher, you should contact: Mrs K Johnson, Chair of Governors, via school who will arrange for her to call you as soon as possible.

Should you feel that your concerns have not been dealt with appropriately by the school/chair of governors, you should contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO), which can be found on the following website http://www.tamesidesafeguardingchildren.org.uk/professionals/managementofallegations.aspx


The Difference Between Safeguarding and Child Protection

In practice, Safeguarding is the policies and practices that schools and Governing Bodies employ to keep children safe and promote their well-being. This means everything from security of the buildings, to the safe recruitment of staff and everything in between.  This diagram sets out what Safeguarding means in schools:


Child Protection is one aspect of Safeguarding.  Child Protection is a term used to describe the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm.


Safeguarding Documents

Child Employment Law



Help and advice for parents and carers

Advice for parents and carers, helping children to stay safe.


Online Safety at Home

We are currently running adult workshops on Tuesdays, 2pm – 3pm or 3:15pm – 4:15pm to support parents to keep their children safe online.


Date Workshop Title Supporting Advice


11.9.17 Spotting signs of Cyber bullying CYBERBULLYING: Spotting the signs
18.9.17 Using parental controls What do parental controls do?
25.9.17 Monitoring internet usage How to Monitor Your Child’s Internet Usage
2.10.17 Protecting children on Social Media
9.10.17 Understanding Roblox
16.10.17 Sharing pictures and videos


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