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Safeguarding and Child Protection at Greenmount Primary School


Greenmount Primary School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children in school. We believe that pupils have a right to learn in a supportive, caring and safe environment which includes the right to protection from all types of abuse; where staff are vigilant for signs of any pupil in distress and are confident about applying safeguarding processes to avert and alleviate any such problems.

Safeguarding is about ensuring that everyone is safe from harm – safe from bullying, safe from people who could abuse, safe from discrimination or harassment – and that we all feel safe in our environment.


Parents should be aware that the school will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of its pupils. In cases where the school has reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, staff have no alternative but to follow Bury Safeguarding Children Board's Procedures and inform the Social Services of their concern.


If you have a concern about the welfare or safety of a child at our school please speak to:

Mr D Griffith - Designated Safeguarding Lead and Headteacher

Miss C Kunce - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and KS2 Leader

Mrs S Carr - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and EYFS/KS1 Leader


You can also contact the Chair of Governors, Alison Foster, or the Designated Governor for Child Protection, Paul Bland, if you have any concerns about child protection procedures or issues in our school. Contact details are available from the school office.


Child Protection in the Community

  • Have you got a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18?
  • Do you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed?
  • Are you worried that a child is living in circumstances where they are treated badly and not cared for properly?

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions and you don’t believe that the child or young person is being supported by a Social Worker, please contact the MASH Team immediately on 0161 253 5678




We are part of the Bury Operation Encompass project which supports children where domestic abuse has occurred.  Full information can be found by following the link below:

Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies are updated annualy and can found on our Policies page (link below).