At Houghton Conquest Lower School, we believe that a caring school promotes the welfare, health, safety and guidance of every child. We recognise our statutory duty and pastoral duty to ensure the safety and well-being of our pupils.
“The school’s safeguarding arrangements are well organised, securely maintained and fit for purpose.” Ofsted 2019
“The pupils I spoke to informally around the school told me that they feel safe and happy at the school.” Ofsted 2019
If you have any concerns about the welfare of any children, you can always come in and speak to any of our staff. Please make yourself familiar with our Designated Safeguarding Leads.
Miss Cathy McCarthy – Headteacher – Safeguarding Lead
Miss Julie Heaslip – Acting Headteacher/Senior Teacher – Safeguarding Lead
Mr Jake Hetherington – Class Teacher – Deputy Safeguarding Lead
It is their responsibility to ensure that all concerns are recorded accurately and referred to the appropriate agency quickly to ensure that necessary action