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Safeguarding and Child Protection

Winterton C of E Infants' School fully recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the health and well-being of all the children in it's care.  Our designated safeguarding lead for the school is Mrs J Curtis (Interim Headteacher) and the deputy designated lead for the school is Mrs S Walton (Deputy Headteacher).  All governors are fully committed to  ensuring that safeguarding is taken extremely seriously by everyone at the school.  Mrs C Barkley as chair of governors takes the lead on ensuring that practice and procedures are regularly monitored and reviewed by the relevant committee.

Our Child Protection Policy is available on our website and where a paper copy is preferable please contact our school office to request one.  The Child Protection Co-ordinator for our school is Mrs Joanne Curtis and can be contacted in relation to child protection issues on 01724 732386 or in person within the school, in the absence of Mrs Lewis our Deputy Child Protection Co-ordinator is Mrs Suzanne Walton.



                                                    Other local contact numbers

Safeguarding concerns

Single Access Point 01724296500

Out of Hours 01724296555

Allegations against/concerns about adult(s) working with Children

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

01724 298293

Education Designated Officer

01724 296797

Police (emergency)

Police (non-emergency)



School Improvement Officer Safer Schools and Settings (for information advice and guidance on Safeguarding policies audits or reviews)




Safeguarding Education Officer (individual case information support and guidance)


Advisory Officer Emotional Health and Wellbeing

(information advice and guidance on whole school aspects of emotional health and wellbeing)



NSPCC Whistleblowing Helpline


0800 028 0285


Virtual School Head enquiries


01724 297502