At Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery school, Safeguarding is everybody's business, all of the time.

Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We review our child protection policy and procedures frequently, with updated training provided for all school staff in order to offer a consistent, high quality approach to child protection and safeguarding.  Click here to read our safeguarding policies.


Meet the Safeguarding Team 


Mr Stuart Wright
Head Teacher & DSL

Mrs Stokes
Welfare Coordinator & Deputy DSL
  Mrs Makin
Deputy Head & Deputy DSL
Miss Churton
Inclusion & Family Liaison Officer
  Mrs Groarke
Nurture Lead


Our named Governor for Safeguarding is Mr Philip Calrow.

You can contact the Safeguarding Team through the usuall school number 01925 632705. 


Safeguarding Statement

The Meadowside Welfare Team along with all the staff, volunteers and visitors to school aim to ensure that every child receives the best education possible.  We work hard to create a welcoming atmosphere which develops the social and emotional needs of everyone.  Children in school are nurtured, valued and treated equally.  Worries, concerns and thoughts of children are listened to in an environment of mutual respect. We support our children and their families by assessing issues and working with the family and professionals both inside and outside of school to find solutions.

You can contact any member of the Safeguarding Team or member of staff if you have a concern relating to a child.

Should you ever have urgent concerns for the immediate safety of a child, you should contact the police.

For further advice, please visit - Warrington Safeguarding Children Board.



Useful information for parents and children

The Families Information Services / Mylifewarrington directory is a useful starting point for many sources of information.            

Warrington Families information Service can give advice on lots of topics including finding a child minder, days out and local play groups.

The Citizens Advice Bureau can offer help and assistance on many matters including debts, family law advice and housing issues.  

Citizens Advice Bureau Tel: 0300 3309 091 (calls charged at local rate)

The NSPCC is an invaluable source of information on how to keep your child safe and live a happy life free from abuse.

Educate against the Hate is a great resource for information on counter extremism, reporting of hate crimes and protecting you and your family against extremism and radicalisation.

If you are worried about online abuse or the way that someone has been communicating with your child online you can contact CEOPS for help and advice.

Forced marriage is illegal, it can happen in secret and it can alos be planned by parents, family or religious leaders.  It may involve physical, sexual and emotional abuse. For more information and help you can contact:     

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Contact the School

Meadowside Primary School

Clough Avenue
Warrington, Cheshire

Main Contact: Donna Lowe (Business Manager)

Tel: 01925 632705