Parents/Carers should be aware that our school will take any reasonable action to safeguard the welfare of our pupils.
In cases where we believe that a child may be suffering from significant harm, ill treatment or neglect or other forms of harm, our staff have no alternative but to follow the Leeds Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB) procedures.
Designated staff will contact Children's Services Duty and Advice to discuss the concerns.
If you have concerns regarding the welfare or safety of a child please callChildren’s Services Call Centredirectly on 0113 3760336. The dedicated and confidentialNSPCC helpline–Report Abuse in Educationcan be reached on0800 136 663or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any concerns in school are reported to one of the below Designated Persons immediately.
Miss Amanda Lightfoot
Mr Andrew Morley
Mrs Jill Fraser
Our aim is to always to be open and honest with parents/carers and discuss concerns with them first prior to approaching other agencies, however if staff feel that by contacting the parents/carers there is an increased risk of harm to a child then the school may contact another agency before speaking to the parents/carers.
Red Kite Learning Trust is a Multi-academy trust made up of 13 schools in North and West Yorkshire, serving more than 8,000 children and young people and their families, from nursery to sixth form. We’re passionate about learning, providing a rich curriculum which releases potential and creates opportunity for all our pupils.
Austhorpe Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH