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Our Safeguarding & Wellbeing Team at Cardinal Pole School


Mr P McEvoy
Assistant Headteacher, Designated Lead Safeguarding 

Miss C John

Inclusion Manager Deputy Safeguarding Lead (KS3)

 


Mr A O'Donoghue                    
Associate Deputy Headteacher Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Mr T Read

Assistant Headteacher Deputy Safeguarding Lead (6th Form) 

 

If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding your own child or any other child, you can contact the safeguarding team by calling the school office and leaving a message for Peter McEvoy or by emailing enquiries@cardinalpole.co.uk and putting Safeguarding Team in the subject line. All concerns will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. You can also contact the police on 999 if urgent or 101 if not urgent. Hackney Children's Services can also be contacted on 0208 3565500 (9am to 5pm Mon-Fri) or 0208 3562710 (out of hours and weekends) or by email at MASH@hackney.gov.uk.

Our Student Wellbeing Team

In addition to our safeguarding team we also have an in-school student wellbeing team, led by our DSL, Peter McEvoy. This team is comprised of:

Peter McEvoy: Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Cynthia John: Inclusion Manager and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Gabriela Toma: School SENDCo

Nathalie Roset & Farah Bajull: A-Space School Counsellors

Dr Francine Bear: CAMHS Worker in School (CWIS)

If you have any concerns about your own child's or any child's mental wellbeing, you can contact the team by calling the school office and leaving a message for Peter McEvoy or by emailing enquiries@cardinalpole.co.uk and putting Wellbeing Team in the subject line. Any concern will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. You can of course also contact your own GP.

Statutory and Non-Statutory Safeguarding Documents

The following documents offer statutory and non-statutory advice and guidance to schools regarding safeguarding and related matters. The school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy is available in the school policies section of the school website or on request from the school office.

Keeping Children Safe in Education

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2

Working Together to Safeguard Children

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children--2

Prevent Duty

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent-duty-guidance

Information Sharing

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-practitioners-information-sharing-advice

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-to-do-if-youre-worried-a-child-is-being-abused--2