Staff at Lingfield use the CPOMS electronic recording system to record safeguarding concerns.

All staff and Governors have read the most up to date version of Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023).  Please click on the link below to take you to this document.  As a school we encourage parents to read section 1 of this document.  We have also provided a link to Lingfield’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

The designated safeguarding officers for Lingfield Primary School are

Mr Phil Thackstone – Head Teacher

Mrs Catherine Jones – Deputy Head

Mrs Gill Gamble

The above members of staff have the level 3 Designated Person qualification.

Please report any concerns you may have.

If you cannot find one of the designated members of staff, please see Mrs Martin who will direct you to the correct person.

Parents/carers are also able to contact Middlesbrough Multi-Agency Childrens Hub (MACH) directly if they have and concerns.

01642 726004 for Middlesbrough Residents, out of hours 01642 524552

01642 130700 for Redcar & Cleveland Residents, out of hours 01642 524552

Safer Recruitment

Staff and members of the Governing Body trained in safer recruitment are:

Mr P Thackstone

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.