Key Information

The lead persons with overall responsibility for child protection and safeguarding in school are the designated safeguarding leads:

Mrs A Jones - Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Ms R Finley - Deputy Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs C Gage - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Mental Health Lead

Any concerns or query of this nature should be reported directly to them in the first instance. Please see the Child Protection and Safeguarding policy for further information. 

Operation Encompass – Supporting children in Domestic violence

On 21st January 2019 Longdendale High School implemented a new ongoing project that runs jointly between schools and Greater Manchester Police. This project is called Operation Encompass. It aims to support children who are affected by domestic violence by ensuring that their school is informed. This allows the school to support the children. If you have any other questions about this project, please do not hesitate to contact the school. Please ask for Mrs Gage in the first instance, or any of the Safeguarding Team.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Support Services

Online Safety Information

It's Not Okay

Does your child really know who they are talking to online? People may not be who they say they are.

Visit for a parents' guide to CSE or speak to Mrs Gage, or any of the safeguarding team.

Online Safety Resources for Families

  • Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
  • Parent Zone providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
  • Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services
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