At Westover we take safeguarding and child protection very seriously. We audit our provision annually and make sure we are always up-to-date with government legislation and advice. All staff receive training which is supplemented by briefings and information on the staff safeguarding notice board.
If you have any concerns about a child, you should report them to the school (via the school office), to:
Designated Safeguarding Lead:
Mrs Joanne Dorricott (Headteacher)
Contact email: email@example.com
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Mr James Anderson (Assistant Headteacher)
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Tom Upfield (Assistant Headteacher)
Contact email: email@example.com
Designated Lead for Safeguarding in Trust: Mrs Ruth Davies
Safeguarding Governor: Lucy Swales
If you have any concerns when school is closed, please phone:
Portsmouth Out of Office line: 0300 555 1373.
Please note that in an emergency, call 999.
During off-site visits, the trip risk assessment identifies the safeguarding lead for that trip. All trip safeguarding leads have emergency contact details for the DSL.
Any member of the public who is concerned about the welfare of a child can telephone the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0845 671 0271.
Contact: Becky Paradise
Number: 02392 882500
What does LADO do?
LADO stands for Local Authority Designated Officer. Every Local Authority has a one and it’s the LADO job to;
We are governed by key national documents which you can see by clicking on the links below.