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
Mr Gary Norris
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Jodie Coultas-Preece
Mrs Catherine Fraser
Behaviour & Attendance
Alternatively follow the link to Kirklees Safeguarding www.kirkleessafeguardingchildren.co.uk
You can read our School Safeguarding Policy 2020-21 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
Autumn: 2021 Assembly
Termly Safeguarding Assembly 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 will be led by Ms Cox, Mr Norris and Mrs Fraser and the content delivered in a sensitive and age appropriate way.
We aim to give children: