Article 3: (best interests of the child) The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.
Article 19: Governments must do all they can to ensure that children are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and bad treatment by their parents or anyone else who looks after them.
Newlands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff, parents, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. This section of our website aims to give you a guide to safeguarding policies and procedures in our school. If you cannot find something, please contact the school and let us know!
Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is: Mrs Halsey - Deputy Headteacher
We also have a Safeguarding Team of trained staff who can support or help in the absence of Mrs Halsey:
Mrs K Mellor - Headteacher
Mrs H Cook - FISO
Miss Sally Beckenkrager - Assistant Head Teacher
Miss Tracy Legg - Assistant Head Teacher
Our governor for Safeguarding is: Mr M Clarke
We fully recognise our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the health and well-being of all the children in our care.
We therefore strive to: