York High School considers the safety, protection and wellbeing of young people in its care as paramount.
It is very important that our students feel safe in school and, as such, safeguarding is a priority area for us. We follow the statutory guidance and local advice including:
We also have our own child protection policy which can be found on Our Policies page here.
It is essential that everybody working in a school or college understands their safeguarding responsibilities. These are detailed in the Keeping Children Safe in Education document.
We are fully committed to following the City of York safeguarding Children Board (CYSCB) Guidance and Procedures.
Reporting a concern
You should always report concerns if you think you or someone else could be at risk of harm. Anyone who has a concern about the welfare of a child at York High School should report it using any of the following methods:
The designated person with responsibility for Safeguarding and Child Protection is:
The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead’s and the first point of contact for all concerns are:
James Walker and/or Emma Masterman
T: James Walker – 07771 8107465
T: Emma Masterman – 01904 806578 / 07538 718327
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What a fantastic book fair - after a great week of excited sales and fabulous book conversations we have been able to add over £100 of books to the library!
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And here we have our final pieces going to their homes @KPSFeed and @York_High completed by children in all six of our schools @SBMatYork Art Fest 2023! #familyofschools