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Horizon Academy Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.

company number 08411590

registered office is C/O Biggin Hill Primary School, Biggin Avenue, Bransholme, Hull, United Kingdom HU7 4RL.

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Gillshill Primary



Safeguarding Children

We have a duty to ensure that every child:

  • Stays safe

  • Is healthy

  • Is able to enjoy and achieve

  • Is able to achieve economic well-being

  • Makes a positive contribution

What to do if you have a concern about a child attending Gillshill Primary School

During school hours: 

  • Contact school and speak to any of the Child Protection team on 01482 781002

  • Or – contact the Access and Assessment team for Hull on 01482 448879

Out of school hours (including during school holidays):

  • If your concern is urgent and there is an immediate risk of harm, then contact the police on 999

  • If your concern is less urgent but you are worried about the welfare of a child, then contact Children’s Social Care, Access & Assessment Team on 01482 448879 (weekdays 8.30am – 5pm) Immediate Help Team on 01482 300304 (after 5pm and weekends)


Safeguarding Child Protection Policy.pdf

COVID 19 Child Protection Annex.pdf

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused.pdf

Online Safety

Our Online Safety page gives lots of advice about what to do if you are concerned about your child's use of the internet.  We treat online safety concerns the same as we would any other safeguarding issue.

Further information

Keeping children safe in education Sep 2020.pdf


Operation Encompass

Gillshill Primary is part of the Humberside Police Operation Encompass programme.

Operation Encompass directly connects the police with schools to secure better outcomes for children who are subject or witness to police-attended incidents of domestic abuse. Rapid provision of support within the school environment means children are better safeguarded against the short-, medium- and long-term effects of domestic abuse.

Operation Encompass is an early information sharing partnership enabling schools to offer immediate support for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. Information is shared by the police with a school’s trained Key Adult (DSL – B. Vine) prior to the start of the next school day after officers have attended a domestic abuse incident thus enabling appropriate support to be given, dependent upon the needs and wishes of the child.