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Staff at Durham Lane all use the CPOMS electronic recording system to record safeguarding concerns.

All staff and Governors have read the most up to date Keeping Children Safe in Education document (2023).  We also encourage parents/carers to read the document.

Keeping children safe in education – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

The designated people for safeguarding at Durham Lane Primary are –

Mrs Helen Gregory – Head Teacher

Miss Elaine Barrett – Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs Clair Robinson Safeguarding Governor

Please report any concerns you may have.

Parents/Carers – please go to the school office and speak to Mrs Ennion, who will speak to Miss Barrett or Mrs Gregory for further advice or email Helen Gregory directly on helen.gregory@durhamlane.org.uk or call on 01642 780742

All advice and referrals go through CHUB

Multi Agency Children’s Hub – If you are unable to speak to one of the designated officers please contact

Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees Children’s Hub

01429 284284 or 01642 130080

For outside office hours contact the Emergency Duty Team

08702 402994

Safer Recruitment

We follow all the guidelines set out by Stockton Local Authority.

School staff and members of the Governing Body also trained in Safer Recruitment are:

  • Mrs Helen Gregory  (Head Teacher) 27.3.23 (SSS Training)
  • Miss Elaine Barrett  ( Deputy Head Teacher)  July 2023
  • Mrs Clair Robinson (Chair of Governors) – 11.2.23

If you have a concern about or are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has communicated via being online. Please click on the CEOP link below or speak with Mrs Gregory

Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors

There is also a wealth of information with regards to how to keep children safe via the NSPCC website, please see the link below.

What is Child Abuse & How to Keep Your Child Protected | NSPCC

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.