Meriden C of E Primary School, Fillongley Road, Meriden CV7 7LW
Tel: 01676 522488 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Headteacher: Mrs Lucy Winkler
Meriden C of E Primary School
Friends, Faith and Lifelong Learning
Meriden CE Primary 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 ensure 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 Leads" in school.
For the best interests of all our children we use the following safeguarding measures:
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All lateness and absences are recorded by the Attendance
The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Stephen Beamond, Assistant Headteacher. He is supported by Sarah Parker, Family Community Mentor.
Our Safeguarding Governor is Rosie Weaver.
We have five qualified first aiders who will assess any injuries. They are Laura McMaw, Sarah Davis, Sarah Parker, Dawn Holliday and Ronnie Bradnock.
Our Single Central Record is managed by Melanie Smith. All schools are required by the DfE to maintain a Single Central Record (SCR) of recruitment vetting checks. It is used to log all safer recruitment checks, including details of List 99 and/ or DBS checks. Checks are made on all staff who are employed to work in the school, all staff who are employed on a supply or casual basis, whether employed directly by the school or through an agency, all volunteers who have regular contact with children (this includes Governors) and people brought into the school to provide additional teaching or instruction for pupils but who are not staff members, for example specialist sports coaches or music teachers. The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Stephen Beamond, Assistant Headteacher. He is supported by Sarah Parker, Family Community Mentor.
Cause for Concern:
Teachers are asked to report any causes for concern to the School Safeguarding Team using an online recording process called CPOMS. Any concerns will be shared with parents as early as possible as more often than not there are extremely reasonable explanations for the concern. Concerns may range from children being visibly upset to persistent lateness to children ‘disclosing’ concerns. Serious concerns will immediately be referred to the Referral and Assessment Team for the Local Authority as per our Child Protection Policy.
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