We have pastoral and statutory duties as set out in the Children Act 1989 and 2004, Working Together to Safeguard Children Guidance (2010), Education Act 2002 and Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment (2006).

Our policy is a statement of the aims, principles and strategies relating to safeguarding children, formally referred to as Child Protection. Our policy applies to all staff, governors and volunteers working in Salterhebble Junior and Infant School.