‘Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who come into contact with children and their families has a role to play in safeguarding children.’

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Tang Hall Primary School is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors promoting a climate where children and adults feel confident about sharing concerns which they have about their own safety or the well-being of others.

We follow the DfE guidance from:

Anyone with concerns about the safety of a student MUST report it to our Designated Safeguarding Lead or one of the Deputies, as soon as possible by contacting the school on 01904 806515 or email office@tanghall.pmat.academy.

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr G Wilkinson, Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs J Slack, Headteacher

Pastoral Support Lead
Miss M Murray

Safeguarding Governor
Mrs J Walsh

Safeguarding Policies

Safeguarding Policy
Pathfinder Safeguarding and Child Protection Statement
Pathfinder Safeguarding Contacts

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (Mash)

MASH is a multi-agency team made up of representatives from a range of services, including Social Care, Early Help, Police and Health Professionals and is a single point of contact for all concerns about children. This partnership approach will make it easier to get children, young people and families to get the right level of support as quickly as possible. The MASH team can be contacted on 01904 551900 and more information is available on their website clicking here.

Useful Links

Learning about keeping safe online is a key skill for all children to learn. Parents and Carers need to keep up to date with ever changing technology to help their children be safe outside of school too. Here are some links to websites with useful information and help guides:

CEOP Internet Safety

CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the button below.

Operation Encompass

Operation Encompass has been designed to provide early reporting to schools of any domestic abuse incidents that occur outside of normal school hours and that might have had an impact on a child attending school the following day. This information will be shared at the earliest opportunity between Monday to Friday and, when an incident occurs on a Friday, Saturday or a Sunday, the police will contact us the following Monday.

Operation Endeavour

Operation Endeavour is a joint operation between City of York Children’s Services and North Yorkshire Police to safeguard children and young people at risk of harm from going missing from home.

Children who go missing from home are at risk of significant harm and they may be vulnerable to sexual exploitation, violent crime, gang exploitation, or to drug and alcohol misuse.  As a result, following any report of a child going missing to the Police, the Police will make contact with Children’s Social Care who will then communicate relevant and necessary information to our nominated school staff.