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Ivy Lane School

Ivy Lane School


Please see below our current Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. This is updated annually.

Please click on the link to see Coronavirus Safeguarding Statement for Schools we had in place during the school closure period.

Should any member of our school community have any safeguarding concerns, please contact Mrs Lammin, Mrs Fahey, Mrs Adams or Mrs Burton on 01249 652 556 or e-mail Mrs Adams on:



Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Helen Lammin

Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Helen Fahey
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Rebecca Adams
Deputy Safeguarding Lead & Designated Teacher of Children Looked After and Children Previously Looked After
Mrs Katie Burton

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, 2018.

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: