Safeguarding at Batheaston Church School

We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all children at Batheaston Church school and expect everyone to share this commitment.’

In line with our safeguarding policy and statutory guidance we have clear procedures in school for responding to any concerns about a child’s safety or wellbeing.


Designated Safeguarding lead:

Nikki Macbeth

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:

Sian Grindle

Sally Jefferies



Safeguarding Governor:

Wendy Jacobs


If you are concerned about a child’s welfare or worried they are being abused please contact one of the safeguarding team at school. Alternatively you can make direct contact with the Local Authority via the link below.

 Our school is secure during the day, so all visitors are asked to report to the main entrance. Please be mindful that for everybody’s safety, identification procedures will be carried out; a copy of which are displayed by the office for your information.

All members of staff are vetted against national safeguarding procedures before being allowed to work in school. At least one member of every interview panel has undertaken safer recruitment training to ensure that best practices and all necessary checks are carried out.

Volunteers, regular parent voluteers, outside agency staff and students will also be required to apply for and supply their DBS or in the case of an agency or Educational Establishment a letter of compliance.


Useful links:

Keeping Children Safe in Education – click on link below

Keeping children safe in education – GOV.UK (


Useful Websites/links:

  Pantosaurus | Ark Blacklands Primary Academy     Image result for internet matters    Image result for nspcc preventing abuse     


Educate Against Hate  Childnet International  logo-netaware-update






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