The Safeguarding Children Team at Seabridge Primary includes:
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): a member of the leadership team with appropriate authority, responsible for dealing with safeguarding issues, providing advice and support to other staff, liaising with the local authority, and working with other agencies.
Name: Julie Harrison Tel no: 01782 432530 (Ext. 003)
Designated Safeguarding Deputy (DSD): a member of the teaching, support or pastoral staff, in a post which requires assessment of children, with sufficient status & authority to effectively deputise for the DSL role above. Cannot be an administrative or finance worker.
Names: Karen Davies and Viv Sayer Tel no: 01782 432530
Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo): staff member who provides advice, liaison & support for school staff and other agencies working with pupils with special education needs and their mothers, fathers or carers.
Name: Amy Dale Tel no: 01782 432530; Acting SENDCo - Mikaela Moore Tel no. 01782 432530
Learning Mentor (or equivalent): addresses difficulties preventing a child from reaching their full potential e.g. behaviour, attendance, achievement, timekeeping, homework, safeguarding issues, and develops strategies to overcome these barriers.
Name: Julie Harrison Tel no: 01782 432530
Looked After Children (LAC) Designated Teacher: promotes the educational achievement of ‘looked after’ pupils who are on the school roll, helps staff understand issues that affect how they learn and achieve and ensures appropriate staff have the information they need.
Name: Amy Dale Tel no: 01782 432530; in her absence Julie Harrison
Online-Safety Coordinator: develops and maintains an online-safety culture within a setting.
Name: Matthew Bennett Tel no: 01782 432530
Safeguarding Academy Councillor:
Name: Simon Caton Tel no: via school office 01782 432530
Headteacher: responsible for implementing policies & procedures, allocating resources to the safeguarding team & addressing staff safeguarding concerns.
Name: Julie Harrison
Any allegation or disclosure involving someone who works with children in a paid or voluntary capacity must be reported directly to the Headteacher unless it involves them and then it should be reported directly to the Chair of the Academy Council.