Kirkroyds Lane, New Mill, HD9 1LS
01484 955820

At New Mill Infant and Junior Schools, we take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously. We have a robust safeguarding policy and effective procedures in place. Our staff are well trained and knowledgeable on how to create a safe and secure environment for all pupils and act promptly and effectively when required. 


 Learning Accord Multi Academy Trust Safeguarding Briefing

 Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023




Safeguarding Policy


As we are two schools we have an Executive Designated Safeguarding Leader, (EDSL), who is Mrs E Barrow (Headteacher) and we have two Designated Safeguarding Leaders Mrs L. Armitage and Miss M. Ingoe. Mrs A. Lockwood is our deputy designated safeguarding lead. All can be contacted via the school office on 01484 955820.

Our safeguarding governor is Joe Taylor-Hannah who can also be contacted via the office. 


If you think a child in Kirklees is being abused or mistreated, or you have concerns about a child’s well-being you should call and speak to someone at one of the following numbers:

  • Kirklees Children's Services Duty and Advice Team (for members of the public):  01484 456848 (9am to 5pm - Outside these hours please call the relevant services).
  • Kirklees Children's Services Duty and Advice Team (for education/medical professionals): 01484 414860 (24 hours)
  • NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • NSPCC email:
  • NSPCC Online: Online Form 


If you have immediate concern for a child's safety please call: 999


If you are a child call: 01484 456848 or Childline: 0800 1111


Other sources of information and advice can be found at:-


Kirklees Safeguarding Children Partnership have produced a useful leaflet about Safeguarding. It explains the different types of child abuse and what to do if you have concerns about a child. It can be viewed here.