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Domestic Violence: Wigan Encompass

How is Ince CE Primary School involved with Wigan Encompass?

The purpose of Wigan Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in or witness to a domestic abuse incident. Domestic abuse impacts on children in a number of ways. Children are at increased risk of physical injury during an incident, either by accident or because they attempt to intervene. Even when not directly injured, children are greatly distressed by witnessing the physical and emotional suffering of a parent.


Encompass has been created to address this situation. It is the implementation of key partnerships working together, the police and school. The aim of sharing information with local schools is to allow 'Key Adults' the opportunity of engaging with the child and to provide access to support that allows them to remain in a safe, yet secure, familiar environment.


Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse, by 9.00am on the next school day, the school will be informed that the child or young person has been involved in a domestic incident. This knowledge, given to school through Operation Encompass, allows the provision of immediate, early intervention through silent or overt support dependent upon the needs and wishes of the child.


The purpose and procedures in Operation Encompass have been shared with all parents/carers and governors at Ince CE Primary School. It is also detailed as part of the school Safegaurding Policy and is published on our website.

Sex Education

The school offers a programme of sex education which is appropriate to your child's age.  It is taught as part of the school's personal and social curriculum and is presented within a caring, moral, Christian and family orientated framework.


You have the right to withdraw your child from any or all parts of the school's sex education programme, except those parts which are required by the National Curriculum.   

Helping parents spot the signs of sepsis                  


A nationwide campaign, launched by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, will help parents spot the symptoms of sepsis to protect young children and save lives.


Please click the links provided for more information.

Summer Health & Safety

For advice on how to stay safe during the warm weather visit NHS Choices at :


Please click on the following link for information from the Greater Manchester Fire Service regarding water safety :

Water Safety Leaflet


For information about how to support your child with hayfever, please click on the following link:

Hayfever support or children

Useful Websites


LGBT Youth North West - The Proud Yrust can help you find LGBT youth groups in the North West and offer advice and useful info.


Stonewall - Stonewall campaigns for the equality of LGBT people across the UK.


Samaritans - For advice on lots of different subjects, you can also email


LGBT Foundation - Get support, news and information on local groups and events.


Mermaids UK - Gender identity research and education society.


Wigan BYOU+ - Wigan and Leigh's LGTBQ+ youth group.


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Please see our Spring School Partial Closure Newsletter - thank you for all of your support during these challenging times.
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