Safeguarding at Kepier


At Kepier we are very clear, the welfare of our learners is paramount and we will offer early and additional help to prevent escalation.

Parents should be aware that Kepier will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of our learners.

Where we are concerned a learner may be at risk of significant harm, ill-treatment, neglect of other forms of abuse, we have no alternative but to follow Sunderland Safeguarding Children’s Board Procedures which can be found here.

A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found here.

The following staff have responsibility for Safeguarding:
Mr R. Lynn

Mr R. Lynn

Senior Leader for Safeguarding.
>Mrs S. Reed

Mrs S. Read

Lead Teacher Believe
Mr D. Brennan

Mr D. Brennan

Out of Hours and Community. Monday – Friday 4pm-9pm
Our Governor with responsibility for Safeguarding is Mr A. Slassor.

If you would like to speak to someone regarding Safeguarding please call the main school switchboard on (0191) 512 8960 and ask for a Designated Safeguarding Lead.

You can email or securely (Please note, you can only email a secure email address if you have a secure account e.g. .cjsm .pnn .gcsx .gsi)

If you are a member of staff and you have concerns, please log into CPOMS (Child Protection Online Management System)


Kepier strictly follows the Keeping children safe in education - Statutory guidance for schools and colleges issued by the Department for Education. "

  1. Clild Protection Policy
  2. Anti-Bullying Police
  3. Attendance (Learners) Policy
  4. E-Safety Policy
  5. Kepier Prevent Stratergy

We regularly provide updates to staff regarding specific safeguarding issues. Here’s some of the recent updates:

  1. Safeguarding Induction – For all staff and visitors working with children
  2. Child Sexual Exploitation
  3. Prevent Duty
  4. Abuse in Teenage Relationships
  5. E Safety Update
  6. Legal Highs
  7. Sexting
  8. LGBTQ
  9. Pokemon Go
  10. Snapchat
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