At Shardlow Primary School the safety and wellbeing of our pupils is at the heart of all we do.
The thread of safeguarding runs through all policies and procedures and throughout our school day.
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. This means;
- protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
- preventing harm to children’s health or development
- ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
- taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
Who do I contact if I have a concern?
Safeguarding is everybody's business and so if you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child at Shardlow Primary School please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads.
If your concern is urgent and you are worried about the immediate risk of harm to a child please contact Call Derbyshire tel: 01629 533190 choosing the option for urgent child protection calls at any time or contact the police by ringing their call centre number 101 (24 hours).
Our school Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and associated policies can be found here.
Information and Support
If you are experiencing or living with domestic abuse the following organisations can help.
Online Safety Support
Links to advice and support recently shared
Mental Health and wellbeing
School based support for parents and families