Child Protection at William Shrewsbury
Parents should be aware that the school will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of its pupils. In cases where the school has reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, staff have no alternative but to follow Area Safeguarding Procedures and inform the Social Services of their concern.
If you have a concern about the welfare or safety of a child at our school please speak to:
Bernadette Hunter Designated Safeguarding Lead and Headteacher
Elaine Curtis Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Headteacher
Heidi Elsmore Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Inclusion Lead.
Sue Salt Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Inclusion Officer
You can also contact the Chair of Governors, Dan Beard, or the Designated Governor for Child Protection, Linda Perry, if you have any concerns about child protection procedures or issues in our school. Contact details are available from the school office.
Child Protection in the Community
- Have you got a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18?
- Do you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed?
- Are you worried that a child is living in circumstances where they are treated badly and not cared for properly?
If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions and you don’t believe that the child or young person is being supported by a Social Worker, please contact the First Response Service immediately on 0800 1313 126 or
- fax: (01785) 854223
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- write to :
First Response Team
In an emergency, outside office hours, please call 0845 6042886.
Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) advice from Staffordshire County Council
Please see the letter in the attachment below with advice from Staffordshire County Council regarding Private Tutors