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Child Protection

The school takes its duty to protect children from harm very seriously. All staff receive regular training around safeguarding and child protection issues. All staff and volunteers have the correct vetting procedures in place.

Mrs. Kylie Moutell is the Governor with Responsibility for Safeguarding.

Ms Fraser, Mrs Stott, Mrs Hoare and Mrs Minchella are the Designated Safeguarding Leads within Newsome Junior.


If you have any concerns about a child in our school please get in touch. 


The support offered locally by Kirklees LA can be found at

Social Care can be contacted on 01484 456848


The school is supported by Kirklees School Safeguarding Officer, Michelle Hodges.


Please refer to our Federation Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2020 - 21 for information relating to our policies and procedures. The policy is an adopted Local Authority policy and the final pages contain contact details of the many local and national agencies we work with. The policy includes the statutory advice issued to schools called "Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020"