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Safeguarding the children’s safety and welfare is paramount to our school and all adults working at the school undertake regular training to identify potential safeguarding issues that could be affecting our children. If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child in our school please do not hesitate to contact one of the team.

  • A link to the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board can be found here.
  • An additional link to the Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021 documentation can be found here
  • North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership have provided a lot of useful information about how to make a referral and a lot of ‘one minute guides’ here
  • An additional link to the School Child Protection Policy can be found here Child Protection Policy 2021 HRPS[29664]
  • Our e-Safety Policy (including guidance regarding grooming and cyber bullying) can be found here E-safety-policy-2021

Designated Safeguarding lead: Matthew Kelly

Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead: Rob Johnson

Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead: Ruth Martin

Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead: Hannah Clark

Safeguarding Governor: Adam Hodge

Key Safeguarding Team: Matthew Kelly, Rob Johnson, Ruth Martin, Hannah Clark. Adam Hodge (Safeguarding governor).

Key Staff Roles

Staff Member Role & Responsibilities
Matthew Kelly Designated safeguarding lead
Child Protection
Looked After Children
Health and Safety,
Welfare and Attendance
Ethnic/Racial issues and monitoring
Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC)
Emotional and Behavioural issues inc. bullying

Premises Health and Safety Staff Governor

Rob Johnson Assistant Head Teacher    Maths Lead 

History Lead

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

e-Safety Coordinator

Premises Health and Safety Staff Governor

Ruth Martin Assistant Head Teacher English Lead   English & Early Reading Lead 

Assessment Lead

PE Lead

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hannah Clark SENCo   RE Lead 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Belinda Heighway Attendance        

Meeting the needs of pupils with medical conditions
Oversight of First Aid
DBS checks/Single Central Record

Katherine Howell Chair of Governors
Adam Hodge Designated Safeguarding link Governor
Shaun Smith School Caretaker
Health and Safety
School Security
Nicola Heenan Premises Health and Safety Governor
Derek Noble Premises Health and Safety Governor





Sports England
Osted Outstanding
ICT Mark
Healthy Schools
Active Mark
Arts Council
The FA

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.