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Wooldale Junior School | Royds Avenue, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1LJ

01484 686 252


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Safeguarding Advice and Information


Here at Wooldale we make every effort to keep all our pupils as safe as possible. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care. 

If you would like more information about Safeguarding (including Child Protection) please find our policies under the "School Office" tab.

Our Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL) is Mrs S Aaron-Abel (Headteacher) and our Safeguarding Governor is Mrs E Pescod, both of whom can be contacted via the school office.

If you think a child in Kirklees is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being you should call and speak to someone at one of the following numbers:


  • Kirklees Children's Services Duty and Advice Team (for members of the public):  01484 456848 (9am to 5pm - Outside these hours please call the relevant services).
  • Kirklees Children's Services Duty and Advice Team (for education/medical professionals): 01484 414860 (24 hours)
  • NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • NSPCC email:
  • NSPCC Online: Online Form 


If you have immediate concern for a child's safety please call: 999


If you are a child call: 01484 456848 or Childline: 0800 1111


Other sources of information and advice can be found at:-


Kirklees Safeguarding Children Partnership have produced a useful leaflet about Safeguarding. It explains the different types of child abuse and what to do if you have concerns about a child. It can be viewed here.