Oxford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 4PX

01274 879313

office@gomersalprimaryschool.co.uk | School office contact: S Dyson




We have a duty to ensure children are safe. In school we do this by making sure that everyone who comes into the building is suitable for working with children. We also work hard to minimise risk in the school grounds and building.



Designated Safeguarding Team at Gomersal Primary School

 If you have concerns about the safety or well-being of any member of our school community then please contact our schools Designated Safeguarding Officers.  



Ms Melanie Cox 


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead 

Mr Gary Norris

Deputy Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs K Ibbitson 


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead



Miss D North 


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Jamie Littlewood

       Safeguarding Governor


 Alternatively follow the link to Kirklees Safeguarding  www.kirkleessafeguardingchildren.co.uk   


 You can read our School Safeguarding Policy and Child on Child Abuse Policy HERE. 







                                                     We are an Operation Encompass School


Operation Encompass is a partnership between police and schools.

One of the principles of Operation Encompass is that all incidents of domestic abuse are shared with schools, not just those where an offence can be identified.


Useful Safeguarding Links 


Termly Safeguarding Assemblies for

Children in Years 1-6

During assemblies we talk to the children about how to keep themselves safe. We help the children understand that it is their right to be happy and safe and to encourage the understanding that any problem or worry that they may have is legitimate, and to share their worries – big or small – with their trusted adult; at home, at school, or with ChildLine.  


The assemblies are led by our DSL Team and the content delivered in a sensitive and age appropriate way.  

We aim to give children:

  • An understanding of different forms of abuse, including bullying, and an ability to recognise the signs of harm or abuse
  • Knowledge of how to protect themselves from all forms of abuse
  • An awareness of how to get help and sources of help, including ChildLine.