Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 

At St Wilfrid’s, the welfare of the child is paramount. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Everyone at St Wilfrid’s is responsible for safeguarding. Here are our Designated Safeguarding Leads in school. DSLs have completed further training in safeguarding to ensure decisions relating to children are child-centered and follow the Lancashire Continuum of Need.
Lead DSL – Mr Mark Curwen – Headteacher
Deputy DSL – Mrs Angela Rowe
Deputy DSL – Mrs Jane Wall-Budden
Safeguarding Governor – Mr James Dunbar
Prevent Governor – Mr James Dunbar
If you have any safeguarding concerns about a child, you must act by reporting your concerns. If a child is in immediate danger, call the police straight away on 999. You can report concerns directly to Lancashire County Council by calling 0300 123 6720 or out of hours 0300 123 6722.