Primary School

Ready, Respectful and Safe


The welfare and safety of all children who attend our school is our paramount concern. We promote the health, well-being and safety of the pupils in all that we do.

Our children have the right to protection, regardless of age, gender, race, culture or disability. They have a right to be safe in our school.

As stipulated by the Children Act (1989), the Education Act (2002) and the Protection of Children Act (2001), the staff at Kirklevington Primary School have a duty to report any concerns that they may have that any child may be at risk from significant harm or may be suffering significant harm, particularly as a consequence of possible abuse.

All adults working with or on behalf of children have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.

All staff at Kirklevington Primary School undergo a thorough safer recruitment and vetting process. Staff have annual safeguarding training and receive termly updates about safeguarding.

We have a Safeguarding Team which consists of:

Designated safeguarding lead (DSL) – Executive Head Teacher – Mrs M Carlton

Designated safeguarding lead (DSL) Head of School – Mrs L Peacock from 5th June 2023

Deputy Designated safeguarding lead – Mrs J Patterson

Children’s Hub (CHUB) on 01429 284284. 

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Mrs L Manthy

Designated Teacher for CIOC/LAC and Emotional Well-being Champion: Mrs J Patterson

E-Safety Officer: Mr R Drake

SENDCO: Mrs V Ridley

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