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Pontefract Academies Trust

Safeguarding & Child Protection



Halfpenny Lane JI&N School takes its responsibilities to protect its children from all forms of abuse very seriously.  We have in place the specialised safeguarding team above, and have developed multiple policies and approaches to secure children's safety.

If you would like to speak to a member of our Safeguarding team please make an appointment at school. 

Our Safeguarding team are:

Mr J Parkinson - Head of School

Mr J Ayre & Mrs K Gawthorp - Assistant Headteachers

Mrs S Evans & Mr M Camm - Learning Mentors 

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

E Safety Policy

Keeping Children Safe in Education  (September 2016)

Wakefield & District Safeguarding Children Board

Wakefield Young People's Safeguarding Charter

Online Safety