Safeguarding & Child Protection at Sir Francis Hill
At Sir Francis Hill, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the children in our care. To ensure that we can deliver on this commitment, all our staff undertake continuous professional development and training in this area. Details of this can be found in our Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy.
On this page, you will find links to the following useful documents:-
- Our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy
- Our Safeguarding Leaflet
- The Acceptable Use Policy and Code of Conduct for Parents
- A leaflet about the dangers of underage gaming and social media use
The Designated Safeguarding Lead Teacher is Miss Bibby and our deputy safeguarding officers are Mrs Dennis, Mrs Revill, Mr Nichols, Mrs Garner and Mrs Scally. All adults who work in school have a responsibility to read, understand and adhere to the Child Protection & Safeguarding policy and related documents, including Keeping Children Safe in Education. All adults have access to all relevant documentation in the Staff Room.
IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS ABOUT ANY OF THE CHILDREN IN OUR CARE, PLEASE CONTACT MISS BIBBY, MRS DENNIS, MRS REVILL, MR NICHOLS, MRS GARNER OR MRS SCALLY TO REPORT THESE CONCERNS IMMEDIATELY. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU MAY COMPLETE THE CONTACT FORM BELOW.
ALTERNATIVELY, YOU CAN CALL CHILDREN'S SERVICES YOURSELF ON 01522 782111 OR THE POLICE ON 101 IF YOU FEEL A CRIME HAS BEEN COMMITTED TOWARDS A CHILD.
Further information regarding Safeguarding children in Lincolnshire can be found on the Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children’s Partnership website at:- https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/safeguarding/lscp
Information that may be useful to parents can be found at: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/
We have included some useful websites and leaflets for you here, which signpost you to varying agencies that can assist you in Lincolnshire.
Healthy Start Programme
If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk.
If you’re eligible, you’ll be sent a Healthy Start card with money on it that you can use in some UK shops. We’ll add your benefit onto this card every 4 weeks.
You can use your card to buy:
- plain liquid cow’s milk
- fresh, frozen, and tinned fruit and vegetables
- fresh, dried, and tinned pulses
- infant formula milk based on cow’s milk
This charity runs support projects and programmes that meet the real needs of Lincoln residents, whilst empowering them to discover and deal with the root causes of the need.
EDAN Domestic Abuse Helpline
This is a registered charity that covers the county of Lincolnshire. They provide support and assistance to men, women and children suffering, or fleeing from domestic abuse.
https://edanlincs.org.uk/ or 01522 510041
Universal Credit Information
General information about Universal Credit and how to apply and check eligibility can be found at the following address: https://www.gov.uk/how-to-claim-universal-credit
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support (Lincoln City Council)
If you need to contact the Benefits department please use the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Family Services Directory
An online guide to services and information on local organisations for parents, children and young people. Within this site, you will find a wealth of information about a number of issues, including Education, Health, Housing, Staying Safe and Emotional well-being.
Useful information, Letters and Leaflets for Parents
Useful Website links for parents:
Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.
From age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, you’ll find a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world.
Advice for Parents and Carers about the services and support available in Lincolnshire