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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 2018  (Statutory Guidance)

HM-Gov - Working together to Safeguard Children 2018

DFE - Keeping Children Safe in Education (Information for School and College Staff) 2018


The following policies and guidance are followed as part of our commitment to safeguarding


Behaviour Policy

Child Protection

Data protection

Drugs and Substance Misuse

Equal Opportunities

Equality Policy

E-Safety Policy

First Aid: Medical Conditions,  Asthma, Epilepsy Diabetes Head Injury

Health and Safety Emergency Action Plan

Management of allegations against staff

Handling Policy


PSHCE curriculum

Recruitment and selection

Protocol for children left after school

Safeguarding statement in school prospectus

School visits

Sex Education

Staff Handbook - guidance on conduct


Use of Force and Restraint (Physical Intervention)

Use of photographs/video

Use of school premises

Whistle blowing

Hillside Junior School, Northwood Way, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 1RX