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Safeguarding Information

This page contains up-to-date information that will help parents, carers and our community to safeguard children. 

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Online Safety Lead is Mr Kitchiner.

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) is Mrs Watts.

Please feel free to discuss any concerns you have with us by making an appointment to come in, giving us a call on 01324 261353, or emailing safeguarding@westfieldschool.net 


Operation Encompass

Westfield Primary School is part of Operation Encompass.

This is a police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience Domestic Abuse. Operation Encompass means that the police will share information about Domestic Abuse incidents with our school PRIOR to the start of the next school day when they have been called to a domestic incident.

The Operation Encompass information is stored in line with all other confidential safeguarding and child protection information.

The DSL has had training about Operation Encompass, the prevalence of Domestic Abuse and the impact of this abuse on children. We have also discussed how we can support our children following the Operation Encompass notification. We are aware that we must do nothing that puts the child/ren or the non-abusing adult at risk.

For more information, please see Mr Kitchiner.