Safeguarding at Barlows is paramount to the safety of both the pupils and staff. Please read the following information about Safeguarding at Barlows.

Acceptable Use Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Behaviour and Discipline Policy

Barlows FGM Statement

Barlows Prevent Risk Assessment

Child Protection Policy 2021-2022

Equal Opportunities Policy

Escalation Policy

Intimate Care Policy

Liverpool LA Children Missing in Education Policy

Liverpool LA Guidance on Children Missing in Education

Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation Policy

Relationships and Sex Education Policy

Safer Recruitment Policy

Safer working practices code of conduct for adults July 2021

Sexting in schools and colleges


Barlows Safeguarding Team


Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Clare Bakstad


Deputy DSL

Stacey Feenan

Lauren Kirby-Foy


Medical Welfare Officer

Jan Gardner


Admin Point of Contact for Safeguarding

Val Wright


Phase Leaders

Phase 1 (N, Rec, Y1) – Sue Evans

Phase 2 (Y2 & Y3) – To be appointed for Autumn 2023

Phase 3 (Y4, Y5, Y6) – Nicole Taylor

All staff in Barlows Primary School have a collective responsibility and accountability to safeguard all children and are to report any child protection or safeguarding incidents to the designated members of the Safeguarding Team (i.e. DSL or Deputy DSL).


Safeguarding Curriculum Map


Please read the following information about the NSPCC Underwear Rule

The NSPCC Underwear Rule

The NSPCC Underwear Rule – A Guide for Carers

The NSPCC Underwear Rule – A Guide For Parents


The following link takes you to the NSPCC Underwear Rule website


The following Department for Education literature contains more information about Safeguarding

Keeping children safe in education

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused

The Prevent Duty

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Liverpool Children’s Safeguarding Board Priorities 2017-2018


The following link takes you to the Liverpool Children’s Safeguarding Board website


The following diagram shows the Continuum of Need
Continuum of Need