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Safeguarding

Safeguarding Statement

Sale Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies, when there are concerns about a child's welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our students are discussed with parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child's welfare.

We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism. 

Key Contacts

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Sarah Cooper (Assistant Headteacher) email: sco@salegrammar.co.uk   tel: 0161 973 3217 Ext. 6256

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Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mr Steve Crane (Assistant Headteacher) email: spc@salegrammar.co.uk  tel: 0161 973 3217 Ext. 6264

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and;

Miss Abbey Mattox (Assistant Headteacher)email: abm@salegrammar.co.uk  tel: 0161 973 3217 Ext. 6264

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The Designated Sale Grammar School Governor for Safeguarding is Dr Donna Sager email donna.sager@stockport.gov.uk   tel: 0161 474 3928

The Trafford Multi-Agency Referral and Assessment Team (MARAT) can be contacted on 0161 912 5125 or out of hours on 0161 912 2020.

Greater Manchester Police can be contacted on 0161 872 5050.

 

Photographs and Videos

Whilst lots of parents and carers really enjoy seeing photos and videos of their children’s school life we are very mindful of our duty of care towards all our pupils. We take the issue of safeguarding very seriously and this includes the use of photographic and video images.

Any photographs or videos taken by parents, carers and relatives at school productions, sports days or other events are for the enjoyment of individual families. They must not be used in any way that could potentially place a child at risk. This would include publishing images in any form of print, or on the internet, including social networking sites.

We understand that in exceptional circumstances a parent or carer may not wish their child to be photographed or videoed in this way. If this is the case, then please ensure that the school is informed so that the necessary steps can be taken to prevent this from happening.

Occasionally, the local press will be invited to take photographs of school events and special achievements. We like to use photographs of our children on our website, in school documents, for parent information meetings, newsletters and on our display screens around the school. If you do not wish photographs of your child to be used for these purposes, then please notify the school.