Tel: 01642 471 298 Head Teacher: Kirsty Reilly School Contact: Miss Reilly

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Safeguarding team

We have a team committed to ensure the safety and well being of all the children at Riverdale.

The team consists of:-

Our Safeguaridng Team

Mrs Reilly – Head Teacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead 


Miss Olvanhill – Deputy Head and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead 


Mrs McArdle – Pupil & Parent Support Adviser and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead 








Julie Barnett works across all of Ironstone Academy Schools as a Deputy Safeguarding Lead 




The team meets each month to review any concerns raised with children’s safety and well being and put support in place where necessary .
We work closely with other agencies to ensure the most appropriate and earliest support is out in place if staff and systems within school are not suitable.