• "This is a school where staff are determined to give every child who comes through its doors the best possible start in life."


  • "In each school year, pupils learning builds on what they have learned before."


  • "The top priority for leaders and staff is to teach pupils to read confidently and fluently."


  • "Leaders vision is to make the school a real hub of the community. They achieve this well."


  • "School leaders are very proud to be part of the community of Gorton."


  • "Relationships between staff and children in the early years are very strong."


  • "Staff expect pupils to work hard. Teachers make sure that every pupil knows the basics of reading, writing and mathematics well."


  • "The curriculum caters well for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). These pupils are fully involved in lessons."


  • "Safeguarding is a strength of the school."


  • "In lessons, pupils concentrate well and listen carefully to their teachers and each other."


  • "Leaders have planned carefully what is taught so that all pupils can make progress."




Out of Hours Safeguarding Information

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000

If you're worried about a child and need advice or information, call the NSPCC Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends.

Manchester Children’s Services - 0161 234 5001

To report abuse or neglect of a child call Manchester Children’s Services. Even if you're unsure, report it so that it can be checked. You can report your concerns anonymously if you want.

Childline  - 0800 1111

Manchester City Council -0161 234 5000 (Links to homeless advice, rent arrears, council tax etc)

Women's Aid -  0808 2000 247

Saheli  - 0161 945 4187 Email: info@saheli.org.uk

Muslim Women’s Helpline  - 0161 953 4075

Manchester Bangladeshi Women’s Organisation  - 0161 257 3867 Email: info@mwbo.org.uk

Shelter Manchester - 0344 515 1640


If you are worried that a child is being sexually abused or groomed online please report this to CEOP using the button on the main safeguarding page.

All Looked After Children, families that are open to children's services or those with recent involvement will receive a weekly phone call and doorstep welfare visit from school staff.

MRS SHORT is our designated safeguarding lead and can be contacted during school closure via Direct Dojo Message

Email – senco@abbeyheyprimary.org.uk

Telephone - 07784 012722

Safeguarding Appendix 

If you are worried that a child is in immediate danger please call the police on 999 straight away.

For more information about safeguarding, visit our main safeguarding page on the website.

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