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Ivy Lane School

Ivy Lane School

Safeguarding

Please click on the link to see a copy of our  Child Protection Policy.

Should any member of our school community have any safeguarding concerns, please contact Mr Cannings or Mrs Tottle on 01249 652 556 or e-mail Mrs Tottle on: b.tottle@ivylane.wilts.sch.uk. Please be aware that Mrs Tottle only works in the mornings.


Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr Chris Cannings


Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Bryony Tottle

Ivy Lane Primary School fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and follows the child protection procedures set out by the Wiltshire Safeguarding Board and has regard to statutory guidance issued by the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2016.

What is safeguarding?

Safeguarding can be defined by promoting the health, safety and welfare of all pupils. Safeguarding is the responsibility of all adults, especially those working or volunteering with children. Ivy Lane Primary School aims to help to protect the children in its care by working consistently and appropriately with all relevant agencies to reduce risk and promote the welfare of children.

What is child protection?

Child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. This refers to the activity which is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.

Child protection and your school - Leaflet (pdf document). Information for parents and young people.

Below is a selection of other documentation and links that parents and carers may also find useful: