Safeguarding

Statement to Parents 

At Mersey Primary Academy, the welfare of all our pupils is of great importance to us and we hope that parents are confident about their children’s health and safety whilst in our academy. 

We will always try to share any concerns we have with parents.  However, there are times when we are legally obliged to share our concerns with other agencies, without first speaking to parents, or without the consent of parents. 

The safety and protection of our pupils is our most important concern and we wish to reassure you that any sharing of information is done with the children’s best interest at heart. 

YOUR SAFEGUARDING TEAM

If you have any concerns about the welfare or safety of any child in our school, the Child Protection Officer is Mrs Milne.  In her absence, you should contact Mrs Josie Curran and Miss Foster who both work closely with Mrs Louise Milne and are available on the playground each morning and after school. They can be contacted through the school office. 

The academy has a duty to inform parents that there  is a prohibition on reporting or publishing details (including on social media) that could identify anyone who is subject to an allegation.

HOW TO REPORT A SAFEGUARDING CONCERN

Please follow the Hull Children's Safeguarding link below for more information and contact details of how to report a concern:

Hull City Council

If you need any help reporting a safeguarding concern, any member of staff will help you to ensure that your concerns are shared.

Mersey Primary Academy Safeguarding Policy

You can read the Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy on our Statutory Information page here.

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