At St Luke's School we ensure that safeguarding is a priority and that all staff are equipped to deal with safeguarding matters as they arise.
All staff are aware of their responsibilities and the necessary action / procedures to follow.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead for St Luke's School is Mrs Hannah Easthope, Headteacher.
The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads for St Luke's school are; Mrs Naomi Shrimpton and Miss Kerry Cutler.
The Parent Support Worker for St Luke's School is Miss Kerry Cutler.
OUR KEY ADULTS ARE:
Hannah Easthope and Kerry Cutler
Our school is part of Operation Encompass. This is a police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience Domestic Abuse.
Operation Encompass means that the police will share information about Domestic Abuse incidents with our school soon after they have been called to a domestic incident.
All Key Adults (DSL/DDSL) have attended an Operation Encompass local briefing as well as national online training.
Our parents are fully aware that we are an Operation Encompass school.
The Operation Encompass information is stored in line with all other confidential safeguarding and child protection information.
The Key Adult has also led briefings for all school staff and Governors about Operation Encompass, the prevalence of Domestic Abuse and the impact of this abuse on children. We have also discussed how we can support our children following the Operation Encompass notification.
The Safeguarding Governor will report on Operation Encompass in the termly report to Governors. All information is anonymised for these reports.
The Key Adult has used the Operation Encompass Toolkit to ensure that all appropriate actions have been taken by the school.
Click >here< to read the letter sent to parents and carers about Operation Encompass.