At Rift House Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and follow Keeping Children Safe in Education.



Keeping Children Safe in Education - Link to Government Document

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) in school are:

Miss R Baxter  Deputy Head
Miss L Dunn Assistant Head
Miss L Caldwell 

Well-being, Inclusion and Attendance

Mrs M Siddell/Mr A Reah Safeguarding Governor


Safeguarding concerns must be shared with a designated safeguarding lead without delay.  If a designated person is not available, in an emergency or if you are not happy with the schools action, advice can be requested from the Children’s Hub. 

Children's Hub Hartlepool Details:


For our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy please click here.


Operation Encompass

As part of Rift House Primary School's commitment to keeping children safe we support families and children experiencing domestic abuse. We have committed to Operation Encompass.

For more information about how we support children and families see below: