St Andrew's CE Primary School is committed to the safeguarding of all pupils.
We have a culture of keeping ALL our children safe and we work hard with families to offer support to allow our children to flourish.
The Designated Safeguard Lead with responsibility in school for Child Protection is Mrs Laura Lombard
The Deputy Safeguard Leaders are
Mrs Sam Harris
Mrs Amy Belcher
Mr Adam Spokes
Mrs Nicki Saunders
Mrs Debbie Newens
If you have any concerns regarding a child protection issue please do not hesitate to contact any of the above in person, or you can phone or email.
IF YOU HAVE AN URGENT CONCERN OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS YOU CAN CALL CHILDREN'S ADVICE AND DUTY SERVICE ON 01305 228866
We work closely with the Chesil Locality team to offer support and we can help families find support for a range of issues.
We are also working with Dorset Police as part of Operation Encompass, linked to incidents of Domestic Violence. More information can be found on the link below along with our safeguarding policy and other useful documents.
We take bullying very seriously at St. Andrew's and want to reassure all children that it will not be tolerated.
To help you and your child, please see some useful information below...
Bullying Advice for Parents and Carers from Young Minds:
Young Minds Parents Helpline:
You can call for free Mon- Fri 9.30am to 4pm – it is available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Tel. 0808 802 5544 Calls may be recorded for monitoring or training purposes.
Please see the website for further details.
Childline Bullying and Cyber-Bullying information for Parents and Carers:
If a child or young person needs confidential help and advice direct them to Childline. Calls to 0800 1111 are free and children can also contact Childline online or read information and advice for young people affected by bullying.
Free* (from landlines and most mobile networks) and confidential advice, information and support on any aspect of bullying via our helpline.
Tel. 0808 800 2222 Please see website for further details: www.bullying.co.uk