The safety and wellbeing of our children is paramount and we will do all that we can to ensure that their time at Old Moat is as happy and healthy as possible.

Old Moat Primary School aims to create and maintain a safe learning environment where all children and adults feel safe, secure and valued and know they will be listened to and taken seriously. Our school is committed to the principles outlined in the government publication, ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ and implements policies, practices and procedures which promote safeguarding and the emotional and physical wellbeing of children, young people and staff. We adhere to the ‘Signs of Safety’ strategy.

Who do I talk to?

All schools have a Safeguarding Policy which tells people what to do if they think a child may be suffering abuse or neglect.

All of the staff at Old Moat are trained in Safeguarding and Signs of Safety and learn the signs of abuse/neglect. The school  has a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mrs Jacky Teer

See attached information pamphlet for parents and carers about safeguarding at Old Moat primary school, and our Safeguarding Policy, plus the government publication, Keeping Children Safe in Education.

For more information to help you safeguard and protect children and young people across the UK visit

Operation Encompass

Our school has been given the opportunity to take part in a project that runs in partnership with Manchester Safeguarding Board and Greater Manchester Police.

The project, Operation Encompass, has been designed to provide early reporting to schools of any domestic abuse incidents that occur outside of school but which might have an impact

on a child attending school the following day.

See attached for more information about Operation Encompass.

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