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Safeguarding at River View

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is an underpinning principle within River View. It enables our children to be safe, well, healthy and able to learn.  We take our duties seriously and ensure that safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility at River View. All staff including lunchtime supervisors, volunteers and visitors understand their roles and responsibilities. Staff receive regular training to update and refresh their knowledge.

Who should I contact?

If you have any safeguarding concerns please do not hesitate to contact our Safeguarding Team at River View:

Mrs Hutchinson-Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Whitehouse-Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Simpson-Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Buckingham-Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Earp- Designated Safeguarding Lead, Governor


Please contact us via the school office to discuss your concerns.  Telephone: 01283 260157


Staffordshire Social Care

Should you have a concern that a child is at risk of, or is experiencing significant harm, neglect or abuse please report this to:

Staffordshire Children's Advice and Support Service, (SCAS). Telephone 0300 111 8007  

Please provide them with as much information as possible in order for them to respond to your concerns. 

Child at Risk of Immediate Harm 

If you believe a child to be at risk of immediate harm, this must be reported to the police on 999 or 101.

Anonymous Concerns

If you have concern about a child but wish to remain anonymous you can report this via NSPCC online or by telephone.  NSPCC or 0808 800 5000.  You may also contact us at school on 01283 260157 and ask to speak to a designated safeguarding lead in confidence.


Helpful Resources and Links

All policies related to Safeguarding, are found within the Key Information Section - Policies.