Designated Safeguarding Contacts

Carlton and Faceby

Mr Matthew Scott, Executive Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Diane Jeffries, Teacher in Charge

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Bilsdale Midcable Chop Gate

Mr Matthew Scott, Executive Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Rachel Grundmann, Assistant Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

The named Governor for Safeguarding is Mr John Ford.


Safeguarding children and Child Protection

 Safeguarding children and Child Protection are integral parts of the roles of all adults at the Carlton & Faceby and Bilsdale CE Federation. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all pupils, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and follow our safeguarding procedures.

Parents should be aware that both schools will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of their pupils. In cases where the schools have cause to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill-treatment, neglect or any other form of abuse our staff must follow procedure and inform Children’s Services.

The partnership between home and school is highly valued however, the Carlton & Faceby and Bilsdale CE Federation has a duty of care to all staff. Parents should therefore be aware that if, on rare occasions this relationship breaks down and parents become abusive or aggressive the schools will take every step to protect staff.

Please click here to download the Keeping Children Safe in Education document.


Do you have concerns about the safety or welfare of a child?

Speak to one of our named safeguarding leads in school immediately.

If your concern is outside of school hours, or you feel a direct referral may be more appropriate, please use the following information:

If you believe there is an immediate, serious danger call the police on 999

If you believe the situation is serious but not immediately dangerous follow this link to the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership for information on how to make a referral.

Worried About a Child?

Online Safety

For children


At Home

As a parent you’ll know how important the internet is to children – they use it to learn, play, socialise and express themselves. It’s a highly creative place of amazing opportunities. But the technology children use every day can seem a bit daunting and you might worry about the risks your child can face online – such as bullying, contact from strangers or the possibility of them seeing illegal or inappropriate content.

Talking to your child about how they use the internet will help you start to protect your children online and decrease the risks they face. Here are some conversation starter ideas from

· Ask your children to tell you about the sites they like to visit and what they enjoy doing online.

· Ask them about how they stay safe online. What tips do they have for you, and where did they learn them? What is OK and not OK to share?

· Ask them if they know where to go for help, where to find the safety advice, privacy settings and how to report or block on the services they use.

· Encourage them to help. Perhaps they can show you how to do something better online or they might have a friend who would benefit from their help and support.

· Think about how you use the internet as a family. What could you do to get more out of the internet together and further enjoy your lives online

· It’s important to remember that the legal age to have an account on most social media – Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat – is 13 years old.