Home Page



The safety of all pupils at Stobhillgate First School is of paramount importance. All staff and volunteers have a duty of care to ensure that the school provides a secure environment which allows all children to grow and flourish!

The Headteacher and Governing Body of the school ensure that the safeguarding of children is embedded in conjunction with the following statutory guidance:


DfE - Keeping Children Safe in Education, September 2018

Please click on the link below to view the full document

School Safeguarding Team

If you would like to talk to someone about safeguarding in school, or need to discuss any concerns, please speak to one of our members of the safeguarding team.

Picture 1 Mr Whitehead - Designated Safeguarding Lead
Picture 2 Mrs Donkin - Child Protection Officer
Picture 3 Mrs Ewart - Child Protection Officer
If you have any concerns about the behaviour of an adult in school, you must contact Northumberland's Designated Officer (DO).  His name is Adam Hall and you can call him on 01670 623979 or drop an email to


We have several policies in school which cover the various aspects of safeguarding.  These are as follows:

There are a wide range of safeguarding measures in place across the school, as detailed below: