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Safeguarding Team




Mr Taylor
 Deputy DSL


Mrs Monaghan
Assistant DSL

Mr Vasey
  Behaviour and Attendance Officer

Carol Tindall
Safeguarding Governor


Julie Brannan
Pastoral Support


Denzel - Our well-being dog


Mrs Wilson
Pastoral Team Member



Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility

Children have a right to be cared for and protected, protecting them is everyone’s responsibility. At Cayton School we have a duty of care to ensure that all users of the school are kept safe from harm. We are committed to provide a secure and supportive environment in which children can develop and grow into mature and responsible people. Safeguarding children is an essential part of our holistic approach to ensure that children are protected from abuse and neglect and that every child reaches their full potential.

The best interests of the children will always be our priority. As such, there are times we will need to record, monitor and share information with other agencies. We will share concerns about our pupils with the child’s parents/carers unless we have reason to believe that such a move would not be in the child’s best interest.

Cayton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, parents, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.’

Whilst on our premises the following must be observed


Health and Safety – Your safety and wellbeing during your visit are important to us. As a visitor, you have a legal duty to care for the Health & Safety of yourself and others.


Emergency If the fire alarm should sound, please leave the building by the nearest safe exit and proceed to the assembly point on the junior playground. Do not re-enter the building until you are told it is safe to do so.


Personal Property The School cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to vehicles and/or possessions whilst using or visiting the premises. Mobile phones must be switched off.


Classrooms Please do not enter classrooms unless escorted by a member of staff or by prior arrangement.


Safeguarding Children - If you have any concern that a child has been harmed, is at risk of harm, or you receive a disclosure, please contact the main reception as quickly as possible, and ask to speak to a member of staff with responsibility for child protection.


By signing our ‘signing in book’ you agree that you have read and will abide by the above terms and conditions.

You can read NSPCC 'Tips to help keep your child safe online', by clicking here.

You can read NSPCC 'Online safety for under fives', by clicking here.

You can read NSPCC 'Online safety for primary school children', by clicking here.

You can read NSPCC 'Online grooming: how to keep your child safe', by clicking here.

You can read NSPCC 'Online safety for teenagers', by clicking here.

You can read NSPCC 'Sexting: how to keep your child safe', by clicking here.

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You can read our Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy Here.

Termly Bulletins

Online Safety Newsletter from Knowsley City Learning Centre


Where there are significant immediate concerns about the safety of a child, you should contact the police on 999. If you believe the situation is urgent but does not require the police, please call 0300 131 2 131 to make a telephone contact. Should your call be outside of business hours (Monday – Friday / 9am-5pm) please still call 0300 131 2 131 to speak to the Emergency Duty Team.


Information of our Local Area Designated Officer can be found in the link below. 

Where else can I get help?

The buttons below are links to report inappropriate content online and help to support children with dealing with issues they face when using devices. 

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Safeguarding Information for Parents

Childline and Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

Childline and Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) tool helps children and young people to report a nude image or video of themselves that has been shared online. The IWF can then take steps to remove it from the Internet.  More information from the IWF can be found HERE and the Childline reporting tool, ‘Report Remove’, can be found HERE.  

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