Reporting A Concern

Reporting A Concern

Children, parents or carers who have concerns or need support can contact the safeguarding team via:

The safeguarding team can be contacted by emailing 

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is about taking action to promote the welfare of children and young people and protect them from harm when they are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation.

  • 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.

Some examples of safeguarding concerns are:

  • bullying
  • incidents of self harm
  • sexual exploitation
  • grooming
  • radicalisation
  • allegations against adults
  • forced marriage
  • female genital mutilation

There may be other types of concerns that might arise. If you have any concerns or questions, email the safeguarding team at

What is Child Protection?

Child protection is part of the safeguarding process and focuses on protecting individual children who have been identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. This includes child protection procedures which detail how to respond to concerns about a child.