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Safeguarding children is everyone's responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play.

At Mount Primary School we believe that this school should provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes the social, physical, spiritual, emotional and moral development of the individual child; enabling all children to thrive. We recognise the importance of providing an environment within our school that will enable children to feel safe and respected.  We recognise the importance of enabling children to talk openly and to feel confident that they will be listened to and that both mental and physical health are relevant to safeguarding and the welfare of children

We recognise that all adults within the school, including permanent, supply staff, temporary staff, volunteers, parents and governors, have a full and active part to play in protecting our pupils from harm. We will work pro-actively with parents to build a solid understanding of the school’s responsibilities to ensure the welfare of all children, including the need for referrals to other agencies in some situations.

If you are concerned that a child or young person is at risk of harm, abuse or neglect please report it to the Wirral Integrated Front Door Team:

Mon-Fri, 9:00am – 5.00pm Tel: 0151 606 2008

Outside of these hours Tel: 0151 677 6557


Our Safeguarding Governor is: Laurie Smith

Designated Lead for Safeguarding is Zoe Byrne (Acting Headteacher)

Deputy Designated Leads: Kirsty Eyres (Acting Deputy Headteacher), Katie Hughes (Family Support Worker), Rachel Sexton-Perinkadakatt (Assistant Headteacher), Laura Stones (Year 5/6 Lead)

Below are some useful links to support families. The 7 minute briefings cover different aspects of safeguarding and the NSPCC & Childline websites have lots of ideas and guidance.  

Wirral Safeguarding 7 Minute Briefings


The Family Toolbox provides information for Wirral families about the agencies and support that are available to all families.


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