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Kidsgrove Primary School

Empowering Learners...Growing Minds

Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding at Kidsgrove Primary School


At Kidsgrove Primary School, Safeguarding is the golden thread of our school practice. We advocate high expectations and at Kidsgrove our practice is exemplary. Our executive head and partner school Waterside Primary School have supported a number of school across the country in Safeguarding and work positively with families to ensure the best outcomes for all, most importantly the children.


Should you wish to speak to anyone about Safeguarding at Kidsgrove, please email us on the link below or come and drop into school. The door is always open. You can also phone the Safeguarding team on 01782 973970 or complete the out of hours contact form.


The Safeguarding Team


Safeguarding supervision - Mrs Joanne Knowles -


Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Emma Johnson -


Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Lucy Newbon -


Safeguarding Governor - Mr Nigel Butler - Chair of Governors -



Click below to be taken to our safeguarding policies...

Safeguarding Out of School


If during the holidays you are concerned about the safety of a child or young person or see something in the community please report it to the Staffordshire SCAS (Staffordshire Children and Advice Support Service) 03001118007 and for Stoke on Trent  (CHAD) on 01782 234234. Any individual can make a referral. You could also phone 101.  We all have a care of duty.
Please be vigilant on the websites and apps your children are speaking on and check their settings to ensure they are not at risk speaking to inappropriate adults or peers. If you feel there is a situation that is not appropriate Call the police immediately and photograph any evidence of such behaviours. 
If you identify online any websites or individuals through social media prompting terrorism and extremism  please log these with the police and the government portal.

Contact us: Safeguarding Form - Help from the safeguarding team for parents, pupils and the community.

Please complete the safeguarding form if you have a concern. Remember you can call directly to the Staffordshire Safeguarding board; if it is urgent during the holidays and/or weekend.