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Appleton Thorn Primary School

Safeguarding Statement


Appleton Thorn Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment by contributing to:

  •        Providing a safe environment for children to learn and thrive
  •        Identifying children who are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm, by taking appropriate action, with the aim of ensuring that they are kept safe at all times

To achieve this, we:

  •        Promote safe practice
  •        Identify instances where there are causes for concern about a child’s welfare
  •        Initiate and take appropriate action to keep children safe
  •        Contribute to effective partnership working between all those involved in providing services for    our children

For more details, please read the Safeguarding Policy below and other policies outlining our safeguarding commitments to all children and staff.

The Designated Senior Person for safeguarding is Mrs Zoe Jones (Headteacher)

The Deputy Designated Senior Person for safeguarding is Mrs Julie Railton (Deputy Headteacher)

The link governor for safeguarding is Mrs Emma Porter (Parent Governor)

Telephone number: 01925 266764


Our children are taught to be good citizens everyday but we do also focus on themes such as Anti-Bullying week along with school accross the country. Click the 'Andy and the Odd Socks' link to find out more about how we learn about this.
Children Missing Education Policy 

Safer Recruitment and Vetting Policy 

Safeguarding Policy  

We have 28 friendship ambasadors across Key Stage 2 at Appleton Thorn following training from the Diana Award.  

The Diana award crisis messenger service provides a free 24/7 support service in the UK. If you are struggling to cope and need to talk contact them using the details in the video below.


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