Colwich CE Primary School, its staff, governors and volunteers, are all committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children and young people as they progress progress on their life-long learning journey. 

We follow best-practice guidance to ensure that all our staff are trained to the highest standard. As a result, all our staff, governors and volunteers receive annual training and updates for Safeguarding, Child-protection, Prevent and Online Safety.


Our Safeguarding Team  
Designated Safeguarding Lead Miss A De Ste Croix
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs R Chalkley
Safeguarding Link Governor Miss S Ward
Safeguarding Link Board Member Mrs K Reynolds

To contact one of our DSLs, please call 01889 881286.


Are you concerned about a child?

Have you got a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18?

Do you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed?

Are you worried that a child is living in circumstances where they are treated badly and not cared for properly?

If you have concerns out of school hours and during holidays please telephone Staffordshire’s children and advice service on:

0300 111 8007

If you cannot reach them by phone, please make your enquiry online. Before making your enquiry you may wish to check the procedures online website for a glossary of relevant terminology.

Opening times

Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Out of hours

Outside of the hours above, or on weekends and bank holidays, please contact the Emergency Duty Team by phoning 0345 604 2886.


For further help and support, see below a list of helplines, apps and websites:

Staffordshire Children’s Advice and Support
Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board – Parents and Carers
CEOP – Child Exploitation and Online Protection
Young Minds – Mental Health Support
Childline – Online, On the Phone, Anytime
House of Bread – Foodbank
111: Non-Emergency Health Advice



We have many policies in school connected with the safeguarding of our children. These can be found on the policies page of this website.