If you are worried about the health, wellbeing or safety of a pupil you must talk to one of The Safeguarding Team. If you are unable to contact them you can ask the school office staff to find them and ask them to speak to you straight away about a confidential and urgent matter.
School work with a range of professionals and services to help our pupils and their families get the right support at the right time. Forge Valley School will follow the thresholds of need document published by the Sheffield Children Safeguarding Partnership and follow their policies and procedures.
Please be aware that during weekends and school holidays you will not be able to contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead or the Designated Safeguarding Deputies. If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child or young person during these times, please contact the Sheffield Safeguarding Hub on 0114 273 4855 (24-hour service)
If you think a child or a young person is in immediate danger, please call the Police on 999 at any time.
If you are a child or young person and are worried or feel unsafe then you can get help from Childline a free, private and confidential service. You can chat online or on the phone, 0800 1111, any time.
Our Chair of Governors, Jayne Crawshaw, can be contacted by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Safeguarding Governor, Ruth Ward, can be contact by email, email@example.com
If you would like any further information please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Miss Jackson.