Child Protection & Safeguarding
At Mount Charles, we are committed to safeguarding children. The health, safety and emotional well-being of every child are our paramount concern. Our aim is that the children will thrive during their time with us in a safe and happy environment.
We will work in partnership with you to enable your child to achieve their full potential.
Designated Safeguarding Leads at the school are:
Miss L Furniss - SENDCO & Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs R Leggatt - Learning Mentor & Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs J Knuckey - Assistant Headteacher & Member of Safeguarding Team
The Governor with responsibility for safeguarding is Miss T Vinton.
Methods to contact these staff can be found below:
All of the above staff have undergone the specialist training required and are also responsible for any children in care (CiC).
All staff are trained in Child Protection Awareness and we have a Safeguarding/Child Protection Policy which is regularly reviewed.
If you want to know more about our procedures or the policy, please speak to one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads.
- Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy (Updated Nov 2016)
- Keeping Children safe in education (Part 1)
If you have a concern please contact a member of the Safeguarding team either on 01726 73911 or their emails listed below. However, if you have a concern out of school hours please use the phone number for the Multi-Agency Referral Unit which is 0300 1231 116.
Miss L Furniss
SENCO & Designated Safeguard Leadsenco@mount-charlessch.org
Mrs R Leggatt
Learning Mentor & Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs J Knuckey
Assistant Headteacher & Member of Safeguarding Team