Safeguarding at Hutton CE Grammar School
and Sixth Form
Hutton CE Grammar School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all students and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to the school to share this commitment. We strive to ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, students and staff at school.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead at Hutton is Matthew Livingstone, Assistant Headeacher.
The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead is Gloria Frost, SENDCo
Hutton CE Grammar School and Sixth Form has policies and procedures in place to deal effectively with child protection and safeguarding issues, which include tackling radicalisation and extremism, together with recording and monitoring processes.
The school adheres to the following three DFE safeguarding documents:
- Working Together to Safeguard Children
- Keeping Children Safe in Education
- The Prevent Duty
To promote a safe environment for students, Hutton CE Grammar School and Sixth Form employs a strict selection and recruitment policy which includes all statutory checks on staff and regular volunteers including Enhanced DBS (disclosure and barring service) checks.
All staff are trained to a level appropriate to their safeguarding responsibilities including specific safeguarding training for all staff on an annual basis. Other safeguarding training is attended by relevant staff and governors. The training is monitored and comprehensive records kept by the DSL.
Early Help Assessment
All concerns are passed through members of staff who are trained as ‘Designated Child Protection Officers’. Staff are required to report any causes of concern to the school safeguarding team. Referrals are logged and monitored to make sure that they are followed up appropriately.
Student attendance is monitored closely and concerns shared as appropriate with parents/care, Social Care and the school safeguarding team. Hutton CE Grammar School and Sixth Form works effectively with other agencies and parents/carers when necessary to safeguard young people.
If you have any serious concerns about your child, or a member of staff at Hutton CE Grammar School and Sixth Form please do not hesitate to contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), via the School Office, who will be able to provide you with the best advice and help using the appropriate degree of confidentiality. Should either Mr Livingstone or Mrs Frost be unavailable please contact the School Office who will direct your concern to the appropriate member of staff.
School Office: 01772 613112
If you have a concern about another child, please refer to the numbers below to report your concern.
Lancashire Children’s Social Care: 0300 123 6720
LCC Emergency Duty Team: 0300 123 6772
LCC Out of Hours: 0300 123 6722
Police Emergency: 999
NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
Year 7 Learning co-ordinator: Mr David Tynan
Key Stage 3 Learning Co-ordinator: Mr Lee Waddell
Assistant Key Stage 3 Learning Co-ordinator: Miss C Thompson
Key Stage 4 Learning Co-ordinator: Mr Nathan Mainey
Assistant Key Stage 4 Learning Co-ordinator: Miss Kirsty Macdiarmid
Director of Sixth Form: Mr John Hill
Deputy Director of Sixth Form: Mr Oliver Hacking