Safeguarding and Child Protection Concerns



Designated Safeguarding Leads


There are Four Designated Safeguarding Leads working in the school

The person with overall responsibility for safeguarding in addition to the Headteacher is Mr Roe (Deputy Headteacher.) If you have any concerns in relation to safeguarding, please contact a member of the safeguarding team immediately.

Please contact the designated member of staff:

Mrs R Brailsford - Assistant Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Mr S Roe - Deputy Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Mrs Bailey - Safeguarding & Behaviour Improvement Officer & Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Mr Duffy - Assistant Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Alternatively please phone the school on 01332 551921 and your concern will be forwarded to the relevant member of staff.

The following members of staff have Safeguarding training to Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) level and are also able to deal with any safeguarding concerns:

• Mr Brady, Headteacher

• Mr Beattie, Head of Maple House

• Mrs Curr, Head of Rowan House

• Miss Colley, Head of Cedar House

• Miss Smith, Head of Oak House


Out of Hours Safeguarding E-Mail


The Out of Hours safeguarding e-mail address is:

You can leave a message on our Out of Hours Safeguarding email at any time, however if you feel a child is in immediate danger call the police on 999 or Derbyshire First Contact Team on 01332 641172


About Safeguarding at Allestree Woodlands School


There is a member of the Safeguarding Team on the premises at all times during the school day to make the referral to the appropriate agency

Everyone working at Allestree Woodlands School shares the prime objective to keep children and young people safe by:

• Providing a safe environment for children and young people to learn in

• Identifying children and young people who are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm, and taking the appropriate action with the aim of making sure they are kept safe both at home and in school

• Receiving regular training to ensure they are aware of the most up to date practice in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (The Department for Education guidance document)

All students receive regular inputs and information on key safeguarding issues, enabling them to keep safe in school, out of school and online


Parental Guides


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CEOPS - Exploitation and Online Protection

NSPCC - National Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Children


Safeguarding Policy


CLICK HERE to view the Safeguarding Policy