Victoria Avenue, Manchester, Lancashire, m45 6DP


Whitefield Community Primary School

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Whitefield Commnuity Primary School is fully committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of all children.

Each child's welfare is of paramount importance. We have an extensive network of support in school and a variety of ways children can access the help that they may need.

If you have any concerns regarding Safeguarding, please do not hesitate to contact our designated leads either by telephone on  01617662852 or by email at

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr M Van Hecke (Headteacher)

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs A Williams (Deputy Headteacher)

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs H Garrett (Learning Mentor)

Designated Safeguarding Governor: Mr M Griffin

For further information regarding Safeguarding at Whitefield Primary School, please see our policies below.

Administration of Medication




DBS Checks

First Aid

Safeguarding & Child Protection


Social Networking


Health & Safety    



Keeping safe online is a vital part of safeguarding the children of Whitefield Primary School.

Please find our E-Safety policy below.

Extremism and Radicalisation

It is vital that staff and parents are aware of possible danger of extremism and radicalisation of children, predominantly but not solely through online activities. We are committed to supporting parents/carers and children to be aware of these dangers. Please find our Prevent policy below.

Relevant Training

Safeguarding Training - All Whitefield Primary School staff and governors have received Level 1 Safeguarding training in July 2016 and will be updating it in January 2018. It is a requirement of all staff & governors at Whitefield Primary School to have undertaken Level 1 Safeguarding Training.


Prevent Training – The Designated Safeguarding Leads have participated in Prevent training in 2017/2018. 


Safer Recruitment Training - Mr Van Hecke, Mrs Coates and  governors - Elizabeth Fitzgerald and Paul Coates  have taken part in safer recruitment training 2017. 


Anaphylaxis Training -All Whitefield staff have completed anaphylaxis training in October 2017.


Asthmatic Training - All Whitefield staff have completed asthmatic training in October 2017.


Epi-Pen Training - All Whitefield staff have completed Epi-Pen training in October 2017.


Fully qualified First Aiders – Ms J Swain


Fully qualified Paediatric First Aiders – Miss C Edge