At Horsley Woodhouse Primary School, we are committed to our duty of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of all children.
View our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy in the menu on the right of this page (below on mobile).
Defined for the purpose of this guidance as:
- Protecting children from maltreatment;
- Preventing impairment of children’s health or development;
- Ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
- Taking action to enable all children to have the best life chances
More information is available in the PDF of the school's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy in the menu on the right (below on mobile).
If you have any concerns about the safety and welfare of any child at school please contact any of the following people.
- Any member of staff who will be able to direct your concern to the appropriate person.
- A School Governor (a list can be seen on the school website).
The designated Person in School for Child Protection is Mrs. Parmjit Atwal – Headteacher.
In her absence the deputy designates is Mr. Harry Rickels - 2nd DSL
The nominated governor is Mrs. Paula Hawkins.
Important contact details
Starting Point (For all Safeguarding Concerns):
Tel: 01629 533 190
Fax: 01629 585 669
Out of hours Call Derbyshire (Children’s /Young Peoples and Adult Social Care)
Tel: 01629 533190
Fax: 01629 585669
Police Central Referral Unit
Tel: 0300 122 8719
Fax: 01773 572074
NSPCC - National Helpline
0808 800 5000
0800 11 11
DCC Child Protection/ Safeguarding Team – 01629 532178
Derbyshire Police 101- can route non urgent referrals through to the PREVENT Team
Children’s Social Care (single point of Contact- Starting Point) - 01629 5319930
Seamus Carroll is the lead officer for Prevent at Derbyshire County Council firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone 01629 538494 or 07771 980107
Main Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 6AT
Headteacher - Mrs Parmjit Atwal
School Business Officer - Ms Rachel Langford
Chair of Governors - Mr Steve Bramley (email: email@example.com)