Safeguarding at West Rise Infant School


West Rise Community Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of each child and expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The Headteacher, Lynne Weir, is our Safeguarding Team Manager who also has specific additional responsibility for safeguarding issues such as Children Missing in Education, Looked after Children, Child Sexual Exploitation, PREVENT, Peer on peer abuse

(anti-bullying) and FGM is Mrs Lynne Weir.


 Our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Louise Muller.


Melissa Gilkes is the Deputy Safeguarding Lead.  She also leads online safety. 


Nic Smith is a DSL trained Safeguarding officer/team administrator.


Our Safeguarding Governor is Nicole Hartley.



Our Business Manager, Mrs Catherine Watts leads on Safeguarding for Recruitment, Single Central Record and Health and Safety.


Parents and Carers send their child to school each day with the expectation that school provides a safe and secure environment in which their children can flourish.  We work hard to ensure that this expectation is met.


Please click here to read our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy


Please click here to read our Child Collection Statement 


Please click here to view our Sun Protection policy