What to do if you are worried about a child

The Designated Safeguarding Lead and other Designated Persons for Safeguarding and Preventing Radicalisation are:



Jean Read DSL Joanne Budge DSD Claire Simpson DSD Shauni Clifford DSD Paula Cox DSD

Sarah Rae and Sue Darby LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer - 

0118 937 2684

  • Talk privately to a designated officer as soon as possible
  • DO NOT discuss the incident with other members of staff or families
  • If you have seen, heard or a child/adult has said something that concerns you, do not ask questions but record in writing the event or exactly what they have said (in their own words)
  • Do not make judgements about the situation
  • Parents or staff with a concern can discuss with a designated officer or call the Children’s Single Point of Access on 01189 373641, or in an emergency, call 999
  • As a duty of care, always ensure that action has been taken to follow up any incident of concern

At New Bridge Nursery School we use a system called CPOMS to record any concerns.  You can find out more about this here.

Our full Safeguarding policy can be found here.