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Ballyhenry Primary School, Newtownabbey
Cool For School Photo Day—Thursday 30th September We are excited to welcome Cool for School Photography to school on Thursday 30th September to take individual and siblings photos. (Siblings must attend Ballyhenry). If you wish your child to have their photo taken you need to complete the Cool for School Photo Booking by Wednesday 29th September at 7:00 p.m. If you do not register your child will not have their photo taken. This is an online booking system goes directly to Cool for School and has nothing to do with the photo permission required for school. Link: Code: JRWKX2E
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Safeguarding and Child Protection

In Ballyhenry Primary School, all staff are conscious of their responsibilities following the four C's

  • Care
  • Concern
  • Communication
  • Confidentiality

All school staff have a legal 'Duty of Care' to listen to / report any Concerns that they may have and to Communicate these to the appropriate personnel, keeping the details Confidential.

The Child Protection Team in school is:

Designated Teacher for Child Protection       Mrs Knocker
Deputy Designated Teacher      Miss Collins
Deputy Designated Teacher       Mr Adair
Board of Governors' Chairperson Mr Winter
Designated Governors Mrs Thompson MBE/Mr Winter
Principal  Mrs Knocker

If you have any concerns regarding your own or another child please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Child Protection Team.

The safeguarding and child protection policies can be found under "policies".

"Governments must do all they can to ensure that children are protected from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect and bad treatment by their parents or anyone else who looks after them."                 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child--Article 19