Safeguarding and Child Protection

Oulder Hill Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please read our Information Booklet for Staff and Visitors

Designated Safeguarding Team



Operation Encompass is a multi-agency operation to ensure appropriate information is shared and appropriate support offered to victims of domestic violence or children who may have been witness to or affected by domestic violence.

As part of Oulder Hill Community Schools commitment to keeping children safe we have signed up to implement the principles and aims of the Encompass Model.

In signing up to Encompass the Governing Body and Senior Leadership Team:

  • Endorse the Encompass Model and support the Key Adults in our school to fulfil the requirements of the Rochdale Encompass Protocol
  • Promote and implement Rochdale Encompass processes and use these in accordance with internal safeguarding children processes
  • Recognise the sensitive nature of the information provided and ensure that this is retained in accordance with the principles of data protection


Chair of Governors                             Head Teacher

Mr B Corless                                       Mr Watson


Key Contacts Outside of School

Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Partnership
Open weekdays 0900 –16.45
Tel: 0300 303 0350

Complex Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHASH)
Open weekdays 08.45 –16.45
Rochdale Police Station
Tel: 0033 303 0440

Early Help Locality Enabling Team
Tel: 01706 925200

Out of hours, Emergency Duty Social Work Team
Open 16.45 –08.00 weekdays, 24 hours during weekends and public holidays.
Tel: 0033 303 8875

Education Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 01706 925179

Local Authority Designated Officer (Allegations Against Professionals)
Tel: 0300 3030350

Immediate risk to a child – 999

Policies, Guidance and Training

Training undertaken by Safeguarding Leaders

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Policy

Keeping Children safe In Education – DFES

Working Together to Safeguard Children – DFES

Guidance for Safe Working Practice with children – Rochdale

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

Useful Websites


Rochdale Safeguarding Children Partnership

Disrespect Nobody

Safe After School (Advice to Parents/Carers when choosing clubs and activities outside of school)


Drugs & Alcohol



Child Safety for Parents


Female Genital Mutilation

Our Prospectus

Learning Apps