Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitiors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any pupils please contact our Designated Safeguarding Leads.

Visit our key information section to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

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All schools have a statutory duty to keep every member of the school community safe and to follow guidelines and procedures to ensure that this happens. Keeping everyone safe is at the heart of everything we do. All staff have completed Safeguarding Training which is updated regularly. All new staff are expected to complete Level 1 safeguarding training.

The Safeguarding Team at Charlestown are:

Safeguarding Lead:

Mrs. Stewart (Assistant Head teacher / Inclusion manager )

Other dseignated safeguarding staff are:

Miss. Denham (Assistant Head)

Mrs. Morrison (Family Support / Attendance Officer)

Miss. Giles (Senior Learning Mentor)

We base our policies and prcatice on the following Government Documents:

'Working together to safeguard children - February 2017'     

'Keeping children safe in Education - September 2016'

'Protecting children from radicalisation: the Prevent Duty - August 2015'

The latest Government Safeguarding documents can also be downloaded from:

The web address for Manchester Safeguarding Children Board is below and can be used to obtain more Safeguarding Information:

Below are our school policies which relate to Safeguarding and some more useful web addresses.


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