Safeguarding and E-Safety
If you are a child click here. If you are an adult, read on.
Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, but the designated staff for child protection are:
Peter Harris firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Hemming email@example.com
Lucy Swindlehurst firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Sykes email@example.com
Farsley Farfield’s Child Protection Policy is here.
If you are a member of the public, you can phone Children’s Social Work Services on 0113 222 4403, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you think a child is in immediate danger please dial 999 and ask for the police
If you have any concerns about safeguarding at Farsley Farfield, contact the Local Authority Designated Officer on 0113 2478652.
Farsley Farfield plays a very active role on the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board. Information about their work can be found here. Farsley Farfield provides a safeguarding news service for all Leeds schools every half term: https://www.farsleyfarfield.org.uk/?s=safeguarding
If you are involved with a child or family in a professional capacity you can call the Duty & Advice team on 0113 376 0336, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. If the issue can’t wait until the next working day please contact the Children’s Emergency Duty Team on 0113 376 0469 and provide us with as much information as possible. You can also email the EDT: firstname.lastname@example.org
For quick useful advice about children’s services in Leeds and a range of child protection issues, there are useful ‘One Minute Guides’ here.
The internet at Farfield is strongly filtered through Schools Broadband Netsweeper and Securly (Chromebooks only) and we regularly check for ‘Suspicious Search Queries’. Our rules for safe video conferencing are here: https://www.farsleyfarfield.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Video-conf-guidance-v3-1.pdf
Additional advice about privacy for children on the internet is here: https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/protecting-childrens-privacy/
Advice for parents worried that their child is being bullied or is bullying others can be found here: https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/sites/default/files/opigno_scorm_extracted/scorm_41/story_html5.html?lms=1