Trewirgie Junior School

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It's everybody's responsibility. 

Trewirgie Junior School recognises the important responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


The school's policy applies to the whole of the schools workforce, along with volunteers, Governors and any contractors working on the school site.  In particular staff recruitment and selection - ensuring that all staff (volunteers etc.) has been appropriately checked for their suitability using the safe recruitment procedures. In addition:

  • Raising awareness of safeguarding issues and equipping children with the skills needed to keep them safe.
  • Developing and implementing procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of abuse.
  • Supporting pupils who have been abused, in accordance with an agreed, child-centred plan.
  • Establishing a safe and nurturing environment free from discrimination or bullying, where children can learn and develop happily.


We recognise that because of their day to day contact with children, school staff are ideally placed to observe the outward signs of abuse. Staff in schools will therefore:

  • Report any inappropriate behaviour/activities to designated staff.
  • Establish and maintain an environment where children feel secure, are encouraged to talk and are listened to.
  • Ensure that children know that they can approach any adult in school if they are worried and they will receive a consistent supportive response.
  • Provide, within the curriculum, opportunities for children to develop the skills they need to recognise, and stay safe, from abuse.



 Please click on the logo below to open up a link to the Safeguarding Children Board website, where you will find helpful information and links for all aspects of safeguarding children and promoting welfare.

Safeguarding Children Board




Trewirgie Junior School Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)  - Mrs. Jane Sargent 01209 215238

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) - Mr Daniel Simons - 01209 215238

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) -Miss Rachel Coverson - 01209 215238

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) - Miss Rachel Chambers - 01209 215238

Safeguarding/Online Safety Governor - Mrs. Lucy Eva  - 

Designated Children in Care Teacher - Mrs. Nicola Hodson - 01209 215238


Data Protection Policy Statement


Online and Mobile Safety

Here are some links for use by both adults and children alike with regard internet and mobile safety.   



ChildLine Link - Online and Mobile Safety

Dont keep it inside     




"My Best Always"