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Hungerhill School

Safeguarding Information

The welfare of children and young people are considered to be of paramount importance at Hungerhill School and we maintain an ethos where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, are listened to and are safe.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s priority at Hungerhill School. Hungerhill follows the statutory guidance for schools Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 which states:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes of this guidance as:

  • protecting children from maltreatment;
  • preventing impairment of children’s mental and physical health or development;
  • ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

Hungerhill School have a safeguarding team to support the students:

Should you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of a student please do not hesitate to get in touch with the team using the form linked - Safeguarding Contact Form

Designated Safeguarding Lead is Miss M Harwood

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Trust Safeguarding Lead is Caroline Hayes

Safeguarding concerns will be referred directly to Miss M Harwood in the first instance. If she cannot be contacted, all safeguarding issues should be referred to Mr P Storey, Mrs E Knowles or Mrs L Pond.  

Where you believe there is immediate risk of significant harm the police should be contacted on 999.

Urgent concerns regarding a child or young person's mental health

If you have urgent concerns regarding a child or young person's mental health, please call the duty team on 01302 796 191.

Urgent safeguarding concerns

For urgent safeguarding concerns please call the Duty team, on 01302 737 777

Doncaster have released a list of groups offering support throughout the Coronavirus outbreak

Early help is preventative, by providing support to families when a need is identified or as soon as a problem emerges at any point in a child's life, from conception, through childhood and into adolescence. It can also prevent further problems arising by building resilience with families to find their own solutions in the future.
It should not be seen as a specific service, but any service, and crucially how services work collectively through tailored support packages for specific needs in individual families.
Contact details for Early Help:
The Early Help Hub on 01302 734110 or;
The Early Help Coordinator team on 01302 736250, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Useful links:

Hungerhill Safeguarding policy

Doncaster Safeguarding Children Partnership

DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services





Brook Sexual Health and Wellbeing

Family lives

Online Safety links

Hungerhill Remote Education Policy

Hungerhill Anti Bullying policy

Net Aware

Childline - Online Safety

Childline - Zip app

NSPCC - Online Safety

Doncaster Keeping safe online

Think you know


Children Social Network Bullying Advice

Children Online Bullying Advice

Anti Bullying Alliance

UK Safer Internet Centre

Parent Zone

Anti Bullying Pro


Internet matters

Child exploitation and online protection


Please use the safeguarding form found HERE to raise a safeguarding concern.