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Serving the whole community

Safety, Learning and Respect - our three values. Thornhill Primary School is proud to be part of the West Lakes Multi-Academy Trust



All members of our community can make a Safeguarding referral. Staff and Governors are trained in Safeguarding to Level 1 and have regular refresher training.


The key persons involved with safeguarding are:


Wendy Figes ( Executive Head)

Safeguarding Lead/ SENCO

Trained to Level 3

Health and Safety and First Aid at work trained



Claire Murray (KS2 teacher)

Deputy Safeguarding Lead 



Claire Morfoot ( Chair of Governors)

Governor for Safeguarding


For advice and training on Safeguarding we advice our community to use the Cumberia Local Safeguarding Children's Board.


The web address is:

As a School we abide by the principles outlined in 'Keeping Children Safe in Education', the most recent copy of this can be found in the Policies Section of this website:


Keeping Children Safe In Education - Part 1

Our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures are outlined below - the latest versions of these can be found in the Policies Section of the website:


Thornhill Model CP Policy and procedures

Peer on peer Abuse Policy and procedures

Overarching Safeguarding Statement

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Our Internet Safety procedure is outlined below - the latest version of these can be found in the Policies Section of the website:


Model Online Safety Policy and Procedure

The Lucy Faithfull foundation has advice and support for families and professionals where there is a possibility of sexual abuse. Please follow the link to get to their homepage.