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At St Lawrence we take our responsibilities to safeguard children very seriously.  We are committed to ensuring that all our children and young people feel safe; that children, parents/carers and staff are able to talk about safeguarding concerns and feel assured that they will be listened to; and that all staff are aware of, and implement safeguarding procedures and guidance including what to do if they suspect a child or young person may be experiencing, or be at risk of harm.  The welfare of our pupils is paramount.

The Designated Safeguarding Leads

If you are concerned about any member of our community, please do not hesitate to contact the designated safeguarding leads as follows:

Designated Senior Person for Child Protection / Safeguarding:

NAME: Sarah Bush
Tel: 01933 353530 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

NAME: Erica Cromey-Hawke
Tel: 01933 353530 

NAME: Jayne Nicklin
Tel: 01933 353530 

Governor for Child Protection / Safeguarding:

NAME: Fiona Rickard
Tel: 01933 353530

When the school has concerns about a child, the Designated Safeguarding Lead will decide what steps should be taken and should advise the Head Teacher, as appropriate.

Please find below St Lawrence Primary School Safeguarding Policies:


Domestic Abuse Notification Scheme

Please find below letter to parents regarding the Domestic Abuse Notification Scheme (DANS).  The scheme acts as a school notification service where incidents of domestic abuse have been reported in the previous 24 hours to Bedfordshire Police from households where children reside and are on the school roll.

A copy of the DANS Sharing Agreement can also be viewed below.

DANS Letter to Parents

Domestic Abuse Notification Scheme Sharing Agreement