Safeguarding and Child Protection Concerns

There are three 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 them immediately.

Please contact the designated member of staff:

Mr S Roe - Deputy Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs Bailey - Safeguarding and Behaviour Improvement Officer

Mr Duffy - Assistant Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

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

• Mrs DelGaudio, Assistant Headteacher and Head of Sixth Form

• Mr Beattie, Head of Maple House

• Mrs Brailsford, Head of Rowan House

• Mr Hinson, Head of Cedar House

• Miss Smith, Head of Oak House

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 sessions, which enable them to be aware of keeping themselves safe, in school, out of school and online

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