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At William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School the safeguarding of all children entrusted to our care is of the highest priority. Please use the links to view our school policies and guidance for parents in relation to safeguarding issues. We will ensure all policies and procedures in respect of safeguarding children are up to date and in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.


Below, you will see the Safeguarding Team in school. If you are worried about a child please do not hesitate to come and speak to one of us. You can also contact Call Derbyshire – 01629 533190 or Starting Point – 01629 535353


Early Help 

Safeguarding Through the Curriculum 

Safeguarding is interwoven throughout our curriculum, both within discrete subjects such as computing and RSHE and through discussions around our global themes. In our assemblies, we explore and discuss a range of issues, from understanding consent to spotting fake news, ensuring that a wide range of topics are covered and children understand:

  • what healthy relationships look like: including families, friendships, respectful relationships online and in person, consent and being safe
  • how to look after their physical and mental wellbeing: including healthy eathing, the importance of exercise, physical health and fitness, sleep routines, basic first aid, changing bodies and the effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco
  • how to stay safe online: including contact, commerce, conduct and content and what to do if you are worried 


Please see our half-termly overviews: 

How to keep children safe online


We take our duty to help children stay safe online very seriously. We have regular workshops where we teach junior children about how to keep their profile secure, how to report abuse, cyber bullying, sexting, trolling and gaming. Parents attended a forum with the theme online safety where they shared their experiences and were given information to help and support them. 



If you're worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating online you can report it by following the link below:

Links to information about staying safe online