Safeguarding and Child Protection

Siddal Moor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Designated Safeguarding Team

Should you have any Safeguarding or Child Protection concerns, please contact Mrs McLoughlin, Designated Safeguarding Lead in school or Mr Aspden, Deputy Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead on 01706 369436.


If Mrs McLoughlin or Mr Aspden are unavailable any member of the Safeguarding and Child Protection Team can be contacted on the same number:


Miss Keenan
Learning Support Manager

Mrs Wilsher
Head of Year 9

Mrs Gibbs
Head of Year 11


Mr Heppolette
Head of KS3

Mrs Mears
Head of Year 7

Mr Walmsley
Head of Year 10


Mrs McCarthy
Named Governor (Safeguarding)

Out of hours or during school holidays the following contacts should be used:

Multi Agency Screening Service (The MASS)
Open weekdays 08.30 –16.45
Rochdale Police Station
Tel: 0300 303 0440

Out of hours, Emergency Duty Social Work Team
Open 16.45 –08.00 weekdays, 24 hours during weekends and public holidays.
Tel: 0300 303 8875

Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board
Open weekdays 08.30 –16.45
Tel: 0300 303 0350

Police, Public Protection and Investigation (PPIU)
This is a central switchboard for Greater Manchester Police.
Tel: 0161 856 8067 / 4559 / 4558. State you have a child protection concern about a child and where the child lives.

Education Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 01706 925179

Education Welfare Officer
Tel: 01706 925115

Local Authority Designated Officer (Allegations of Professional Abuse)
Tel: 01706 925365

Immediate risk to a child dial 999

Policies and Guidance