The Crossley Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all of its studentsEach students’ welfare is of paramount importance. We recognise that some children may be especially vulnerable to abuse and that children who are abused or neglected may find it difficult to develop a sense of self-worth and to view the world in a positive way. The diagram below indicates what we consider to be essential to our safeguarding work.

Child Protection and Safeguarding policy – updated Sept 2021

In addition you may find the following documents useful:

Keeping Children Safe in Education
Guidance for adults around cyber bullying
E-safety information for parents

Parents/Carers/Adults can refer any safeguarding issue directly to MAST should they have any concerns over a child’s safety outside of school.

additionally advice can be sought and abuse reported via the NSPCC:

Key Personnel

The school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr Lee Chesters (Assistant Head)

In addition, students can talk to any of the following staff about safeguarding:

Ms Rudman / Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead

Mr C Davis / Senior Mental Health Lead

Mrs Cassidy / Headteacher

Stella Gillespie / SENCo