Kells Infant School

Learning, Growing, Achieving Together

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Child protection is about keeping children and young people safe from physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The schools locally all work closely together to make sure that all the children and young people in our neighbourhood are kept safe, well and thrive.

Safeguarding Team

Designated Safeguarding Lead:

Mrs Jo Jones - Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Miss Sue Ross - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Nicola Pennington - Early Years Leader

If you are ever worried about a child, then please talk to the Designated Safeguarding Leads or phone

Cumbria's Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727.

If a child is in immediate danger you should phone the police on 999.

If you have a safeguarding concern about a member of staff, this must be reported to the Headteacher, Mrs Jones.

The Safeguarding of our School Community is of the utmost importance and our staff receive annual Safeguarding Training. Please read our Child Protection Policy and Procedures: 

The school complies with the guidance detailed within the Department for Education's Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2020 document. Please also refer to the guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children July 2018.