Child Protection Information

 

Mrs Musgrave is our Child Protection Coordinator.

If you have any concerns about a child, please contact her either by phone on 01482 331914 or in person.

Any conversation will be treated according to safeguarding regulations.

 

If you have an out of hours safeguarding/child protection emergency please contact the Access and Assessment Team on 01482 448879 or the police.

HCAT Safeguarding Website Guidance

 

The health, safety and well-being if all our pupils at Collingwood Primary school is of the utmost importance.  Our priority is to provide a safe and welcoming environment, where pupils are valued and respected.

We have a number if policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection policy, which can be viewed in our policy section.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child’s welfare.  We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with their parents/carers in the first instance, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.

We know that children thrive better and are able to reach their full potential when we work closely together.  At Collingwood Primary School we are committed to this and look forward to our continuing close partnership with you in the future.

 

Our Safeguarding Team at Collingwood Primary School is:

 

Bernice Musgrave

Designated Safeguarding Lead  

 

 

 

Kay Cawley

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

 

 

Kay Cawley

Emotional Wellbeing Officer

 

 

What to do if you have a concern about a child attending Collingwood Primary School

 

During school hours:

  • Contact a member of our team on 01482 331914
  • Contact Hull City Council EHaSH Team on 01482 448879

 

Out of school hours or during school holidays:

  • If your concern is urgent and there is an immediate risk of harm, then contact the Police on 999
  • If your concern is less urgent, but you are worried for the welfare of a child, then contact Hull City Council EHaSH on 01482 448879
  • If you have a concern about a child at Collingwood Primary School , which you believe staff need to know about, then contact Suzanne Wilson (Strategic Safeguarding Lead for HCAT): swilson@hcat.org.uk.  Ms Wilson will then make contact with a key member of staff from the academy on your behalf.

Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass is a partnership between the Police and designated school staff, known as Key Adults. Working together to safeguard children, the Police will inform the Key Adults within schools, about any incident where the child or young person has been present or exposed to domestic abuse.

The information shared with the school's trained Key Adult allows the provision of immediate early intervention through overt or silent support, dependent upon the needs and wishes of the child.

The Key Adult at Collingwood Primary School is Bernice Musgrave.

 

 

HCAT E-Safety Website Guidance

The online world is integral to how children stay in touch with their friends, and access to the internet is now available like never before.  However, there are risks associated with new technology and it is essential for young people, and parents/carers to understand how to reduce these risks.

Most young people have a wide variety of ways they can go online and talk to their friends and others – smart phones, tablets, PCs, Laptops, Xbox etc… and these are all readily available to young people.

Many young people are aware of the possible dangers, but unfortunately do not believe it will happen to them.

Our curriculum promotes online safety in all aspects of ICT usage, and ensures pupils develop the core skills to manage virtual social interactions safely.

We recognise that online safety is constantly changing and evolving therefore, we have selected a number of national organisations that will be able to offer practical advice and guidance on how you can keep your child safe online.

 

Child Exploitation Online Protection

https://ceop.police.uk/

CEOP is part of UK law enforcement.

It protects children from harm online and offline with a focus on child sexual exploitation and online protection issues.

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Childnet

https://www.childnet.com/

Childnet is a non-profit organisation who work with others to ‘help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

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Think U Know

http://www.thinkyouknow.co.uk/parents/

Think U Know is a guide to internet safety.  Information on this site is targeted at young people, parents/carers and professionals. 

The site is run by CEOP.

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