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William Shrewsbury Primary School
William Shrewsbury
Primary School
Learning and Growing Together

Safeguarding Information

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:

Elaine Curtis    Designated Safeguarding Lead and 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, 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:
  • write to :
    First Response Team
    Wedgwood Building
    Tipping Street
    ST16 2DH

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