At Beechwood, we recognise the responsibility we have to safeguard children, staff and parents. “Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes of this policy as:

Protecting children from maltreatment; ï‚·

Preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ï‚·

Ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and ï‚·

Taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

Working Together to Safeguard Children DfE 2018

Beechwood Primary School recognises that every member of its staff has a key role in prevention of harm, early identification, intervention and support for pupils at risk of significant harm and will endeavour to provide an environment where children are valued and know that their concerns will be taken seriously. 

At Beechwood School, the named personnel with designated responsibility for Safeguarding and Child Protections are:

Designated Safeguarding Lead:

Mrs Harper - Headteacher

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Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:

Miss Hart

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Governor with Safeguarding responsibility:

Mrs Jo Stubbs

Contact the School

Beechwood Primary School

Mrs. S. Harper - Headteacher
Meredith Street

Main Contact: Miss Taylor

Tel: 01270 214490
Fax: 01270 251529

SEN Contact: Miss Geary

SEN Email: