"Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility"
Barley Croft Primary School fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect children and support pupils in school.
Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Procedures aim to provide all members of staff, volunteers, children and their families with a clear and secure framework for ensuring that all children in the school are protected from harm, both while at school and when off the school’s premises.
Practitioners who work with children in this school will have a full safeguarding induction delivered by the DSL prior to having any form of contact with the children
part of the Operation Encompass Information Sharing Platform - our Police Force will also share with the Designated Safeguarding Lead information about police attended incidents where they feel that there has been a tangible impact upon a child is physical, emotional or mental well-being.
This information is shared so that our school can better understand children’s living experience and can support, nurture and care for them more effectively.
to pupils. The information will remain confidential and will only be shared on a strictly need-to-know basis. For example, with the class teacher. It will not be shared with children.
Should you require any advice or support with safeguarding, please refer to the following contacts:
Leicester City Council
If you have significant concerns about a child’s safety.
0116 454 1004
Childline offers free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help.
Contact the NSPCC helpline
If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
0808 800 5000
A provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults.
Confidential drugs information and advice.
0300 123 6600
CAMHS Family Therapy
A service that allows families to ring and self-refer for support.
Confidential emotional support