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Safeguarding and Child Protection

Lower Darwen Primary School Safeguarding Team

Key Personnel

Joanne Phoenix                Designated Safeguarding Lead

Steven Cumbo                  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Kerry Murray                    Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Caroline Dyrda                  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Behaviour Inclusion and Learning Support Manager

Natasha Sweeney            Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Behaviour Inclusion and Learning Support Manager 

Leanne Sambrook            Behaviour for Learning Manager

Safeguarding Children is Everybody's Responsibility 

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as: protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

 

Safeguarding, as well as Child Protection and keeping children safe from deliberate harm, also covers others areas of school life; pupils' health and safety, behaviour for learning, attendance and punctualitymeeting the needs of pupils with medical conditions, first aid, educational visits, intimate care, internet safety and school security.

Are you concerned that a child is being abused or neglected?

If you are concerned about a child and you feel they are being abused, neglected or at risk of abuse/neglect, then you should consider making a safeguarding child referral.

 Contact Blackburn with Darwen Children's Advice and Duty Service (CADS) for confidential advice and consultation. Monday to Friday 08.45-17.00 please call: 

01254 666400

If you are calling outside these hours please contact our Emergency Duty Team on 01254 587547.

 

You can contact the Blackburn with Darwen Local Safeguarding Children Board by following this link:  http://www.lscb.org.uk

 

You can also report your concerns online on the NSPCC Website: www.nspcc.org.uk   Or you can also speak to:

NSPCC 0800 800 5000

Childline 0800 1111

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