At Oldfield Primary School everyone is responsibile for the safeguarding of pupils. All staff have regular safeguarding training and work together to make our school a place where everyone feels safe.

We have three members of staff who are designated to deal with your questions, concerns and with safeguarding needs who are supported by a designated Safeguarding Governor.


Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Bailey (Deputy Head)  

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Wheatcroft (Reception Teacher)

Safeguarding Governor - Nicky Gregory

Supervision of the Safeguarding Team - Mr Brown (Head Teacher)

Contact details:

If you have any concerns about the safety of a child outside of school you should contact iArt (Integrated Access and Referral Team):

Telephone: i-ART - 0300 123 7047

The team can be contacted 8.30am to 5pm from Monday to Thursday and 8.30am - 4.30pm on Friday.

If you have an urgent concern outside these hours, or over a bank holiday, please call the Emergency Duty Team (out of hours) on 01244 977277.

Further information can be found using the following link: iArt

Oldfield Primary School is an Operation Encompass School. Operation Encompass is the name for the system of reporting by police to schools before 9 am on a school day when a child or young person has been involved in, or exposed to, a domestic abuse incident the previous evening. The information is given to the Designated Safeguarding Lead. This enables school to put into place support, as needed, to individuals.

More information on Operation Encompass can be found using the following link: Operation Encompass


More information on IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Support) can be found using the following link: IDAS


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