Aughton St Michael's CE School is fully committed towards Safeguarding all of our children. We work hard to ensure our children feel safe, secure and valued.
Should anyone have any concerns about a child please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead. If the concern is urgent and the child is at immediate risk or suffering significant harm, anybody can make a referral to Children's Social Care on 0300 123 6720 or 0300 123 6722 ( out of hours number ).
The Designated Safeguarding lead in our school is Fiona Cottam. The Deputy DSL is Chris Clare, along with June Sealey ( Wrap Around Care).
The Safeguarding Governor is Janet Smith.
As part of Aughton St Michael's CE Primary School's commitment to keeping children safe, we are proud to be part of Operation Encompass.
Operation Encompass is a unique Police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse.
Being part of Encompass means our school will receive a notification from Lancashire Police before the start of the next school day when a child or young person has been involved in or exposed to a domestic abuse incident the previous day. The information is given in confidence to the schools' Key Adults and will enable us to provide the best possible support for the child.
The Key Adults at our school are Mrs. F. Cottam (Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead), Mr. C.Clare (Deputy Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) and Mrs. H. Wood (SENCo) If you have any questions or wish to know more about our involvement in Operation Encompass, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Cottam on the school telephone number: 01695 423295.
For further information: https://www.operationencompass.org