Safeguarding

Welcome to the Safeguarding & Child Protection page for Hackney New Primary School

This page has been created to offer important information to parents/carers regarding issues surrounding Safeguarding & Child Protection.

Alongside Hackney New Primary School’s own policies and procedures information from other sources will be posted to give advice, facts and resources to support parents/carers to help protect their children.

Hackney New Primary School/EKO Trust Early Help, Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy September 2020

Please click here for the policy

Addendum: COVID-19 school closure arrangements for Safeguarding and Child Protection May 2020

Our Early Help, Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy is written with due regard to the Department for Education statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2020.

Designated Safeguarding & Child Protection Lead

The Designated Safeguarding & Child Protection Lead for Hackney New Primary School is: Hannah Woodley.

NSPCC

The NSPCC has a wide range of resources that help adults keep children safe from abuse and other dangers, both online and in the physical world.

P.A.N.T.S: Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse. It’s a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from sexual abuse:

Share Aware: Help your child stay safe on social networks, apps and games.

Online safety:  Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.

Staying safe away from home: Your guide to when your child’s old enough to be out on their own, and how to teach them to keep safe while they’re away.

Home alone: How to decide when it’s safe for your child to be home on their own, and what you can do if they’re too young.


Reporting a Concern of Abuse or Neglect

If you have concerns that a child you know is at risk of serious harm through Abuse or Neglect it is important that you report your worries to the correct agency. 

The link below will direct you to Hackney’s Children’s Triage Team.  This team will use your information to make a decision about how they can best respond to your concerns.

The website will offer you the choice to complete an online form or to phone the team directly:

Hackney’s Triage

You can also report you concerns to the NSPCC who will offer you support and advice if you are feeling worried about a child’s safety:

www.nspcc.org.uk/help-and-advice/worried-about-a-child/the-nspcc-helpline/how-to-contact-us/how-to-contact-us_wda89787.html