SAFEGUARDING

SAFEGUARDING TEAM

ANDREA FOULKES

ANDREA FOULKES

DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD
KATHY CLAXTON

KATHY CLAXTON

SAFEGUARDING LEAD
JACKIE TAYLOR

JACKIE TAYLOR

DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD

Designated Safeguarding Lead 

Mrs K Claxton (Head of School) 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads 

Ms L Wilcock (Deputy Head) 

Miss H Swift (Assistant Head) 

Mrs A Foulkes (Secondary Pastoral Manager) 

Mrs J Taylor (Primary Pastoral Manager) 

If you have any concerns about a child contact the designated safeguarding lead or you can make a referral yourself. 

Reporting concerns about a child 

If you are a parent or carer you can report it via this link: 

https://www.wigan.gov.uk/WSCB/Parents-and-Carers/Report-it-as-a-parent-or-carer.aspx 

I’m a child and I’m being abused or am worried about my safety click on this link: 

https://www.wigan.gov.uk/WSCB/Children/Report-it.aspx 

I’m a professional and work with children and have concerns about a child, report it via this link: 

https://www.wigan.gov.uk/WSCB/Professionals/Report-it-as-a-professional.aspx 

This link contains the thresholds of need document. 

Click here for the thresholds of need document. 

Safeguarding and welfare 

All staff receive regular updates on child protection and safeguarding via weekly briefings, staff briefings/meetings, email and training. All staff are aware of the schools safeguarding and child protection procedures and reporting expectations. This includes admin, support staff, cleaning and kitchen staff. 

School has a well-established pastoral concern system this allows the recording of pastoral and safeguarding concerns via a safeguarding log. The pastoral team consists of two pastoral managers, one responsible for primary learners and one for secondary and post 16 students. Learners are supported via these adults and are well supported in school time. The pastoral team work with a wide range of external agencies to provide support for learners and their families. 

There is also a Pathways to Success team who meet regularly, this includes the pastoral team, identified school staff, Therapists and Outreach support. This group works with a wide range of external agencies, including Health therapy provision, Educational Psychology, Social Care and the Startwell team.