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Moulton CEVC Primary School


Moulton CEVC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

We are committed to inspiring, challenging and safeguarding our pupils, enabling them to

  • Feel safe
  • Feel happy
  • Feel able to learn

This is best achieved when the school community works together.

The designated safeguarding lead for Moulton CEVC Primary School is Deborah Shipp (Headteacher)

The alternate safeguarding lead for Moulton CEVC Primary School is Nuala Gilmore (Deputy Headteacher)

The nominated governor for safeguarding is Dr Rachel Clarke.

All adults who work in school have a responsibility to read and understand all safeguarding policies.

All adults are also expected to read the DfE guidance: Keeping Children Safe In Education

It should be read alongside statutory guidance and departmental advice What to do if you are worried a child is being abused- Advice for practitioners.

Information sharing is vital to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A key factor identified in many serious case reviews (SCRs) has been a failure by practitioners to record information, to share it, to understand its significance and then take appropriate action.Working Together to Safeguard Children

DfE guidance: Information Sharing

Schools have a duty to safeguard children from radicalisation and extremism. This is referred to as Prevent. Prevent Strategy for England and Wales

All adults at Moulton CEVC Primary School are made aware of the school's whistleblowing policy. This outlines the procedures for those wishing to raise concerns about how the school has handled a child protection concern.

If you need to urgently contact the headteacher out of term time to discuss a safeguarding concern, please make contact: (Emails will check daily in the holidays. For professionals, please contact Suffolk County Councul Safeguarding Team, who can provide a phone number.)

Alternatively, the Customer First (Social Services) Helpline is 0800 8004005 or webchat is available at


Being a parent is one of the most important jobs there is - it can also be one of the most unpredictable and hardest. At Moulton CEVC we want to support parents when things are difficult. Our Early help offer is an approach, not a service, with universal and targeted strategies. Please read the full Early Help Offer on the attached document for more information.