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Safeguarding at Robin Hood Primary School

What is Safeguarding?


Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.


Safeguarding means:


  • 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.


Safeguarding and child protection guidance and laws apply to all children up to the age of 18.

What is Child Protection?

Child Protection is part of Safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) at Robin Hood

The safeguarding team is in charge of keeping children safe at home and at school.

Key Contact Information


If you need advice, support or are concerned about a child, contact:

Children & Families Direct

Opening hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm.

0115 876 4800



If you are concerned about someone that works with children, contact:

Local Authorities Designated Officer (LADO)

0115 876 4762


If you think that a child is at risk of imminent harm please phone the Police on 999.

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