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Child Protection

Both schools in The Federation of Berry Brow and Newsome Junior take their safeguarding duties seriously and will act promptly to ensure that children are free from harm and feel safe in school.

Both schools follow the protocols of the Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board

( and regular training is undertaken by staff across both schools to ensure they are able to support children and families effectively.


Both schools are led in their safeguarding and child protection work by Designated Safeguarding Leads who are the Federation Head Teacher - Jacquie Hall, Lynsey Blackburn at Berry Brow, Melanie Stott and Helen Hoare at Newsome Junior. They will be able to support you if you have concerns about a child. They can be contacted via the school offices.