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Child Protection Statement.


Our school recognises our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We will endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.


We will be alert to the signs of abuse and maltreatment and will follow our procedures to ensure children receive support, protection and justice.


Core Principles

  • The schools responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children is of paramount importance.
  • Safer children make more successful learners.


There are a wealth of policies, procedures and guidance that supports the school in our efforts to achieve the above. You will find all supporting documents here on the school website or by request to the school office.

Child protection and safeguarding policy

Whistleblowing Policy

We all have a statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Here at Norfolk Community Primary School we have a team of people who you can talk to if you have any concerns or worries. Call in and see them or call them on the school telephone number 0114 2502760.


The team are  - The Head Teacher - Mrs Cath Whittingham. Her office in located next to the main reception area.

Miss Rachel Johnson - Assistant Head Teacher

Miss Andrea Woodhams - Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs Jo Squiers - Safeguarding Liaison Officer

The Safeguarding Liaison Officer Mrs Jo Squiers her office is located on the ground floor on the Y1/2 corridor.

Any parent, carer or external agency with a concern for a child attending Norfolk Community Primary School  is encouraged to contact Mrs Whittingham as soon as possible by telephoning the school office or emailing or please contact- 


Sheffield Safeguarding Hub on 0114 273 4855

or the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.

At Norfolk Community Primary School we have adopted all policies and procedures produced and provided by the Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board. All documents follow  National Policies.


Here is is a link to the Sheffield Children Safeguarding Partnership - Policies and Procedures:


Please use the following links to access the full range of policies which includes policies on Domestic Abuse, Early Help, Information Sharing and Online Safety:


All policies have been updated to comply with National Policy Keeping Children Safe In Education 2021   which can be accessed in full through the following link-


Please see the link below for a wealth of information from Sheffield Safeguarding Hub.