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Safeguarding during school closures

If you need to contact our Safe Guarding Lead whilst the school are closed due to the Coroavirus pandemic please use the contact for below. 


School Nursing Service during school closures

Please see information below from the school nursing team. 

Dear Parents, Carers and Young People

We are aware that it is a very anxious time and there may be concerns about where to access support in coming weeks whilst the schools are closed.


As a school nursing service we would like to let you know we are here to support you during this time.


For secondary school age young people:

  • We have set up a confidential telephone drop in service Monday to Friday 12pm-2pm. Any young person that would like to call and speak to a qualified nurse o the end of the phone can call 0300 247 0030 Monday to Friday 12-2pm and speak to them.

  • We also have a CHAT health text service so you can text a school nurse for advice or support for any health issues or worries, again this is confidential and you don’t need to give your name if you don’t want to the number is 07480635513


For parents of any school age child


We have a duty school nurse available at the end of the phone Monday to Friday 9-5 pm should you require any support with your school age child. This is available permanently for all parents to access for advice and support. If you would like support please call one of our nurses through our single point of access on 0300 247 0090


Safe Guarding at East Wichel Primary School

Schools are charged with maintaining a safe, supportive environment which protects the rights and needs of children at all times. School staff have regular contact with children and young people, and a responsibility to help to identify signs of children in need of additional support or protection accordingly. Together, these responsibilities are called safeguarding.


At East Wichel Primary School and Nursery, the safety and welfare of our children is at the heart of everything we do.

We recognise our safeguarding responsibilities to include:

creating a safe environment for children and young people through robust safeguarding practices.
ensuring that adults who work in school, including volunteers, are able to work with children safely, and are properly trained and equipped to do so.
teaching children and young people to stay safe.
maintaining an environment in which children feel confident to approach any member of staff if they have a worry or problem.



Designated Safe Guarding Lead

Mrs Paula Phillips Head Teacher

Deputy Safe Guarding Lead

Mrs Clare Hodges Deputy Head Teacher


Contact our Designated Safeguarding Lead

Should you need to contact us in regards to any aspect of safeguarding please use the contact form below. Your message will be sent to our Designated Safeguarding Lead.