Safeguarding at St Elizabeth’s

At St Elizabeth’s we have the collective responsibility for keeping children safe and ensuring they are protected and safeguarded.

The Designated Safeguard Lead is Mrs Amanda Clemens.

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are Mr Timothy Ward and Mrs Donna Hyde.

If you have any worries or concerns regarding the welfare of a pupil, please contact us.  We are always available on the playground in the morning or you can make an appointment to see us by calling: 01773 822278.

If you wish to report a concern to our designated safeguarding lead out of hours e.g. weekends, evenings, school holidays, please do so via

We conduct an audit of our safeguarding provision and as a result produce a Safeguarding action plan.

This year we are inviting the NSPCC/Childline in to do two assemblies and work with children in Y5 and Y6 to help keep them safe and give information about who and how to contact services.

Childline number: 0800 1111.

Other useful links are shown below

‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ (2015) which is statutory guidance to be read and followed by all those providing services for children and families, including those in education.

The guidance is available via the following link:

“Keeping Children Safe in Education” (Updated Jan 2021), which is the statutory guidance for Schools and Colleges.

The guidance is available via the following link:–2

 “What to Do if Worried a child is being Abused: Advice for Practitioners”. March 2015.

The guidance is available via the following link:

Information Sharing: Advice for Practitioners providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers“. March 2015.

The guidance is available via the following link:

“The Prevent Duty Departmental, advice for Schools and child care providers June 2015.

The guidance is available via the following link:

Furthermore, we will follow the procedures set out by the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children’s Board:


CEOP helps any child or young person under the age of 18 who is being pressured, forced or tricked into taking part in sexual activity of any kind. This can be something that has taken place either online or in ‘the real world’, or both. The CEOP Safety Centre has clear information and advice on what can be reported to CEOP, the reporting process and what will happen if you do decide to make a report. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.

Important Documents