At St Mark's CE Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people both within the school environment and beyond school too.
Please take the time to read our Safeguarding Policy below or ask at the school office if you would prefer a paper copy.
At St Mark's, the Designated Safeguarding Leads are:
Mrs Carole Smith, Head teacher
Mrs Helen Flower, Deputy Head teacher
Mrs Michelle Makarounas, Assistant Head teacher
If you are worried about a child, you can speak to us at any time.
Alternatively, you can call Dudley's Social Care team. During office hours, call the Children's Services referral and advice service on 0300 555 0050 (9.00 - 5.00 Mon-Fri) Out of office hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0300 555 8574. Or in an emergency, call 999
If you contact Dudley Safeguarding, you will speak to a professional who will listen to your concerns. They may take a few details and might need to contact you again but your concern will be dealt with quickly and appropriately.
You do not need to provide your name or give contact details if you do not wish to do so. Anonymous calls will not be ignored.
Alternatively, you can contact Childline on 0800 1111 or email them by visiting their website www.childline.org.uk
Remember, it is everyone's responsibility to safeguard children and protect them from harm.