Safeguarding and Child Protection
Whitehouse Common Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) with responsibility for Child Protection is Mrs Milward (or, in her absence the Deputy DSLs, Mrs Wood or Mr Melville), We recognise that some children may be the victims of neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse and all staff are well placed to identify such abuse and respond quickly and effectively. If you do have a concern about a child’s well-being please report this to Mrs Milward, Mrs Wood or Mr Melville; any member of staff as an initial point of contact. Alternatively you may ring Children’s Advice & Support Service directly on 0121 303 1888.
You can also view our Safeguarding Policy on our policies page by viewing our Policies page:
Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board has a statutory duty to co-ordinate how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people in Birmingham and to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.
The BSCB have run campaigns to Keep Children Safe. View the video to Keeping Children Safe Is Everybody's Business here.
If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person telephone the Children’s Advice & Support Service (CASS) on 0121 303 1888 or e-mail.
Outside of normal office hours please call 0121 675 4806 for the Emergency Duty Team
For more information about making a referral and to access the Request for Support form – click here.