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Welcome to a new year at St Luke's C E Primary School. We are very excited to welcome our new Reception Children and their families to St Luke's. If you are the parent of a child starting school in September 2022 please telephone the Infant office to book a tour of the school. If you have any queries please call Teresa at the Infant Site/Alison or Wendy at the Junior Site.


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; Miss Sarah Walton and Miss Kerry Cutler.

The Parent Support Worker for St Luke's School is Miss Kerry Cutler.

 Operation Encompass Safeguarding Statement


 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. 




Keeping Children Safe in Education - this is available in other languages via the school office.

Safeguarding During Lockdown

What is private fostering?

A private fostering arrangement is one that is made privately (without the involvement of a local authority) for the care of a child under the age of 16 years (under 18, if disabled) by someone other than a parent or close relative, in their own home, with the intention that it should last for 28 days or more. (*Close family relative is defined as a ‘grandparent, brother, sister, uncle or aunt' and includes half-siblings and step-parents; it does not include great-aunts or uncles, great grandparents or cousins.)

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