At Westgarth Primary, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our children is our primary aim. The welfare of our community is of paramount importance to all adults who work at our school.

Westgarth Primary School follows Safeguarding procedures as set out by Tees Local Safeguarding Children Board.

To view these procedures, please visit the Tees Local Safeguarding Children Board’s website by clicking here.


Our Safeguarding Team



Safeguarding Information

For further information on safeguarding, welfare and child protection at Westgarth, please download our Child Protection Policy.


The Prevent Strategy

All staff in Westgarth have had training in line with the Government’s Prevent Strategy. Prevent is concerned with safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism and is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

A short introduction to Prevent can be downloaded here.

The full Prevent Strategy is can be downloaded here.