Miss Lauren Furness, Headteacher is the Designated Safeguarding Lead at West View Primary School. Concerns should be directed to her on the number below in the first instance.
The Inclusion Manager, Ms Michelle Clarke, is Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead along with other members of the Senior Leadership Team. Please contact Ms Clarke with any parental queries. All can be contacted on 01429 267466 or by email at Office@westview.adastraschools.org.
Our school is part of Operation Encompass – a national scheme that operates jointly between schools and police forces.
Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools, prior to the start of the next school day, when a child or young person has experienced domestic abuse.
As a school, we have ensured that a member of our staff (Designated Safeguarding Lead) has been trained in the Operation Encompass procedures, allowing us to then use the information that has been shared, in confidence, to support the child/ren in our care.
The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 identifies children who experience domestic abuse as victims of domestic abuse in their own right.
We are keen to offer the best support possible to all of our pupils and we believe this will be extremely beneficial for all those involved.
Read more about Operation Encompass here: https://www.operationencompass.org/about-us
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