We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children and young people are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure children and young people receive effective support, protection and justice.
Dulverton Junior School has a Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mrs Carly Hatch, who is trained to Level 3 - Working Together to Safeguard Children by the Somerset Local Safeguarding Children's Board. Refresher training is attended every two years.
In Mrs Hatch' absence, the safeguarding deputies who are also trained in 'Working together to Safeguard Children' are Carole Flottemesch (Nursery deputy manager), Nick Thompson (PFSA) and Joe Scott (Finance officer).
All other staff are trained to Level 1 - Basic Child Protection Awareness which is refreshed every two years and all our staff have an enhanced DBS check.
The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Mrs Ruth Boyce.
If you have any concerns regarding safeguarding / child protection, please come in and talk to the Designated Lead.
Find out more about the Somerset Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB) on the link below.