Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. We are committed to looking after all children the best we possibly can. All members of staff at Windwhistle undergo full Safeguarding training and annual refreshers. Staff and contractors also complete full DBS safety checks before beginning work within the school.
Safeguarding covers children's physical, social and emotional well-being and run alongside our work on health and safety and online safety.
If you are visiting Windwhistle, please familiarise yourself with our visitors Safeguarding information leaflet below. Paper copies are obtainable via the main school office on arrival.
Designated Safeguarding Lead - 01934 629145 or 07775149723
Deputy Safeguarding Leads - 01934 629145
Jenny Adams: email@example.com or 07525 815220
ELAN Designated Safeguarding Lead - 01934 313390
- protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
- preventing harm to children's health or development
- ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
- taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
Windwhistle has an ELAN Safeguarding Policy that is in line with recommendations from North Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSSCP) The policy is reviewed annually by governors and is a working document that reflects our practice. Parents/carers can request a paper copy from the office or find a copy at the bottom of the page.
Any concerns about children’s welfare or wellbeing should be discussed with Beckie Norton as soon as possible. If she is not available, please speak to Lyn Hunt, Jenny Adams or Tessa Fayers.
If you have a safeguarding query you can also email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any concerns about the behaviour of someone working or volunteering with children, please contact the LADO - Local Authority Designated Officer for Allegations via the Referral and Assessment Team: 01934 888888
At Windwhistle, we believe that parents and carers are vital in supporting their children's well being. Windwhistle offer support to families and children. Please see below 'who can help'