Hillside Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school. All concerns are passed through the members of staff who are trained as "Designated Safeguarding lead” in school in compliance with the guidance.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead is the Headteacher Mrs. V. Shepherd and the deputy is the Assistant Headteacher, Mr. A. Davies. They are supported by a team of other teachers and members of the support staff.
If you have any serious concerns about your child or any other pupil at Hillside Junior School please do not hesitate to contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead who knows who to contact for the best advice and help and is experienced in using the appropriate degree of confidentiality.
For the best interests of all our children we use all current guidance / advice from the DFE etc. following safeguarding policies and measures:
DFE - Keeping Children Safe in Education 2015 (Statutory Guidance)
The following policies and guidance are followed as part of our commitment to safeguarding
Drugs and Substance Misuse
First Aid: Medical Conditions, Asthma, Epilepsy Diabetes Head Injury
Health and Safety Emergency Action Plan
Management of allegations against staff
Recruitment and selection
Protocol for children left after school
Safeguarding statement in school prospectus
Staff Handbook - guidance on conduct
Use of Force and Restraint (Physical Intervention)
Use of photographs/video
Use of school premises