Safeguarding at St Hilda’s is paramount. The safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors is our priority. All staff undertake annual training, alongside training on mental health, CSE, the Prevent agenda etc. There is one fully-trained Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mr R. Bellmon, and five Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads: Mrs S. Goodrum, Mrs J. Code, Mr J. Martin, Mrs K. Pritchard, and Mrs S Harrison. Mrs K. Pritchard is also the Designated Looked After Child Lead. Below is advice and information on safeguarding, please click to view these documents.
Child protection policy
PLEASE NOTE – THIS CHILD PROTECTION POLICY IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF BEING UPDATED
Please click on the agencies below to direct you to their websites for advice and information.
Childline – Support and advice on a range of matters specifically aimed at young people
Bullybusters – Advice for students and parents if they are concerned about any aspect of bullying
CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
YPAS – Young Person’s Advisory Service – offering a range of different services to young people including group sessions, individual counselling, therapeutic options and information giving
Young Minds – Website in relation to the mental health of young people with advice guidance and support for young people and their families
Family Support Directory – this page gives links to the range of services provided by Liverpool City Council
Tackle Child Abuse
Information is published by the DfE regarding the ‘Tackle Child Abuse’ campaign. It revisits the key message that safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. Please click the following link for further information: https://tacklechildabuse.campaign.gov.uk/