Child Protection and Safeguarding
Parents/carers should be aware that Hungerford Nursery School Centre for Children and Families will take any responsible action to ensure the safety of its children.
In cases where the Nursery/Centre staff have reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill-treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, the Head Teacher/Head of Centre will follow West Berkshire Child Protection procedures and inform Children’s Services of the concern. Parents/Carers will be informed of concerns unless the Headteacher/Head of Centre believes that the safety of the child will be prejudiced by doing so.
The Named Designated Safeguarding Lead is: Suzanne Taylor (Headteacher/Head of Centre)
The Named Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead is: Nicola Eggbeer (Deputy Headteacher)
The Named Family Centre link for Child Protection is: Marie Beasley (Senior Family Support Worker)
The Named Family Centre Deputy is: Shelly Hambrecht (Family Centre Co-ordinator)
The Nominated Governor who is responsible for Safeguarding and Child Protection is: Rebecca Hopkins
The Nominated Governor who is responsible for Children who are Looked After is: Maureen Martin
All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection. If you have any concerns about the safety of a child, you can speak to any member of staff.