Safeguarding


Safeguarding Statement

At Woodhouse Primary School we take all aspects of safeguarding very seriously and our procedures are rigorous and effective. We prioritise the safety of all children in our care and all school staff are thoroughly trained in safeguarding and child protection matters. Should you have any concerns, we would ask that you do not hesitate and bring them to the attention of one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in the school: Mrs Daveney or Mrs Crane.


Safeguarding Policies

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 2018-2019 Child Protection Procedures 2018 - 2019

Useful Websites

CEOP Safety Centre

How can CEOP help me? Online abuse affects many children and young people every day, CEOP has helped thousands of people in need of support. Make a report. If you have been a victim of sexual online abuse or you're worried this is happening to someone you know, let us know safely and securely.


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Childline

Childline is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC. Childline deals with any issue which causes distress or concern, common issues dealt with include child abuse, bullying, mental illness, parental separation or divorce, and other issues.


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Thinkuknow?

Thinkuknow is the education programme from the National Crime Agency's CEOP command. Thinkuknow aims to empowers children and young people aged 5-17 to identify the risks they may face online and know where they can go for support.


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Let's talk about it - What is Prevent?

What is Let's Talk About It? Let's Talk About It is an initiative designed to provide practical help and guidance in order to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.


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CMBC Prevent Resources

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of five in West Yorkshire and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Calderdale.


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Educate Against Hate

This website gives teachers, parents and school leaders practical advice and information on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.


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The "Ultimate" Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet

The internet can be a dangerous place, especially for kids. This guide, from an American online privacy company, informs you about the potential dangers and instructs you on how to prevent them.


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Woodhouse Web Sheriffs

At the beginning of the year, after a rigorous application process, a child in each class was chosen as class web sheriffs. The web sheriffs give advice, help on the computers and strive to keep us all safe on the internet. So far this year, they have helped lead an assembly on safer internet day and are reviewing popular games and apps during the web sheriffs club.

App Reviews

We used the reviews on Net Aware and decided whether we agreed with what other parents and children had said. To read the full Net Aware review and get top tips, follow the link below the review:

Roblox - Review

The majority of the web sheriffs thought that age 10 should be the minimum age for playing Roblox.

“Some of the games are violent so it’s not the most safe to play,” Annabelle Yr3.

“You can set parental controls and put ‘invite only’ so only your friends can join,” Harry Yr6.


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Musical.ly - Review

“As the minimum age is 13+, nobody at our school should really be playing this game. It’s fun and dangerous all at the same time,” Grace Yr5.


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