At Dudley Wood Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people both within the school environment and outside.
Please take the time to read our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy below or ask at the school office if you would prefer a paper copy.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead at Dudley Wood Primary School is Mrs Guest, Headteacher
The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead at Dudley Wood Primary School is Ms Bowen, Assistant Headteacher.
If you are worried about a child you can speak to us at any time.
Alternatively you can call Dudley Children’s Social Care. During office hours call the children's services referral and advice service on 0300 555 0050 (9:00 – 5:00 Mon-Fri). Out of office hours contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0300 555 8574 or in an emergency call 999.
If you contact Dudley safeguarding you will speak to a professional who will listen to your concerns. They may take a few details and might need to contact you again but your concern will be dealt with quickly and appropriately.
You do not need to provide your name or give contact details if you do not wish to do so. Anonymous calls will not be ignored.
You can also contact ChildLine on 0800 1111 or email them by visiting their website www.childline.org.uk
Remember, it is everyone’s responsibility to safeguard children and protect them from harm.