At Woodlands Schools and Little Acorns Nursery, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people.
To achieve this we ensure the continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding within our staff and volunteers.
We expect all our staff to undertake a full enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service check and all other relevant checks in line with current legislation.
For further information on how we keep children safe, please see our policy:
If you have any concerns about a safeguarding issue, please use the contact details below.
|David Bell - designated safeguarding lead||01277 233288|
|Kirsty Kernaghan - deputy designated safeguarding lead||01277 233288|
|Catherine Duthie – deputy designated safeguarding lead (EYFS)||01277 233288|
|Paula Hobbs - designated safeguarding lead||01277 245580|
|David O'Keefe - deputy designated safeguarding lead||01277 245580|
|Lyn Warren - Little Acorns designated safeguarding lead||01277 245375|
|Ken Lewis - Chief Executive Director||01277 245580|
|Cheralyn Beeston - Designated Director for Safeguarding||01277 245580|
|Essex County Council Children’s Services HUB||0345 603 7627|
Essex Safeguarding Children’s Board (ESCB)
0333 013 8936
|Police child abuse investigation unit||01277 262212|
|Local area designated officer (LADO)||
Essex: 03330 139797
Havering: 01708 433222
Southend: 01702 534539Thurrock: 01375 652535
|Department for Education extremism concerns||020 7340 7264