Golden Valley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and members of the wider school community to share this commitment. For full details of our safeguarding arrangements please refer to the Safeguarding Policy under Home > About Us > Policies.
Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact the
Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr Kevin Lynch, Headteacher or, in his absence Mrs Claire Jenkins, as Acting Headteacher.
Should you have any concerns in terms of Safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff you should immediately contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead, as above.
If the allegation concerns the Headteacher, you should contact Mr Matt Furneaux, Chair of Governors, Tel. 07811 369677
The school’s Designated Safeguarding Governor is Mrs Pauline Davis, Tel. 07751 732051
Should you feel that your concerns have not been dealt with appropriately by the School/Chair of Governors, you should contact the Designated Officer for Allegations Tel. 01275 888808 / firstname.lastname@example.org Do not send any personal or identifying information, other than your own, if you are unsure whether your e-mail address is encrypted.
For further information see the North Somerset Safeguarding Board’s website at http://www.northsomersetlscb.org.uk/
North Somerset Safeguarding Children Board (NSSCB)
The latest version of the NSSCB model Safeguarding Policy can be read below. This is due to be updated in October 2018 when a personalised version will be created for Golden Valley and adopted by the Governing Body. For the time being, the model policy contains the latest information and guidelines that we are working within.