At Alston Moor Federation, the safeguarding of our children is the highest priority. 

We believe that: children and young people should never experience abuse of any kind, 

The list below shows the safeguarding team within school and you can also contact Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership by visiting

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs. K. Bainbridge

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads
Mr. R. Dawson and Mrs. H.Allinson

Wider Safeguarding Team
Ms. Sally Hill-Primary

Designated Teacher for Looked After Children
Ms .C. Reed

Safeguarding Governor
Ms. T. Davies

All staff, employed at Alston Moor Federation, undertake accredited Level 1 Safeguarding Training annually and refresher training  throughout the academic year. As per statutory procedure, all employees also complete Prevent Training every two years. In addition to this, as part of their CPD, all staff complete other relevant training, relating to safeguarding and child protection, at regular intervals throughout the year. The designated safeguarding team all have Level 2 and 3 Safeguarding Training. Our DSL has completed a wide variety of further courses including Child on Child Abuse, Assessing Suicide in Kids and Encompass.

Our safeguarding policy can be found here - Policies | Alston Moor Federation