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At Hawthorn, we take the safety and wellbeing of the children in our school very seriously and we expect all staff, volunteers, governors and parents to do the same.

We have a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy which is available on this website, a paper copy is available by request. (click here for policies)

If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child in our school please contact one of our safeguarding leads by popping into school and having a face to face conversation, phoning the school on 01536 512204 or by emailing

Mrs Emma Jacox
(Designated safeguarding lead)


Miss Liz Blakeley
Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Frances Martin
Senco and Inclusion Leader

Mrs Emma Brown
Family Support Worker

Mrs Janice O'Key
Out of Schools leader


Worried about a child?

If there is no immediate danger or if you need advice, contact the Northamptonshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub: Telephone: 0300 126 7000 (Option 1); Email:

Reports can also be made online: 

Report a concern (

If it is an emergency and you think that a child may be in immediate danger please contact the emergency services directly by calling 999. If you need to contact MASH urgently during the evening, at night or at the weekend, please phone the MASH out-of- hours team on 01604 626 938

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

MASH is a county wide partnership that supports children and young people in need.

The purpose of the MASH is to make the right decisions for families at the right time. Professionals from a range of organisations work together to keep vulnerable children and young people safe, including:

  • Northamptonshire County Council
  • Northamptonshire Police
  • NHS and health services
  • Probation Service
  • Youth Offending Service
  • East Midlands Ambulance Service
  • Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service

Telephone: 0300 126 7000

Other places for help are available by phone or online:

Information and advice from Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Partnership