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Prior’s Mill CE Primary is committed to providing the very highest standards of protection and safety to the children entrusted to our care. All staff receive annual safeguarding training in relation to Keeping Children Safe in Education. Alongside this, staff are regularly and appropriately trained in first aid, digital safety, specific child protection issues and health and safety.

Keeping Children Safe in Education is statutory guidance that schools and colleges in England must have regard to when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. It is regularly reviewed and updated. You can access the document here:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021

The Safeguarding Team

There is a team of senior leaders who are trained and experienced in responding to safeguarding concerns:

Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Miss K Huddart, Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads: 

  • Mrs H Malbon, Headteacher
  • Mr C Richards, Assistant Headteacher
  • Mrs R Rowbotham, Assistant Headteacher

The safeguarding team seek advice from, and refer concerns to, the Children’s Hub which provides information, advice and guidance on services and support for children, young people and families.

Anyone can contact the Children’s Hub if they have concerns about a child’s welfare or safety:

Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees Children’s Hub: 01429 284284 or 01642 130080


Prior’s Mill works with Cleveland Police to support children who are affected by domestic abuse and participates in OPERATION ENCOMPASS

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.