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Child protection and safeguarding procedures are of the utmost importance at Bennerley Fields.

Child protection is defined as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children by:

Protecting children from maltreatment;

Preventing impairment of children’s health or development;

Ensuring children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care: and

Taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.


Everyone working in, or for our school, shares an objective to help keep children and young people safe by contributing to:

Providing a safe environment for children and young people to learn in education settings;Identifying children who may be in need of extra help, or are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm, and taking the appropriate action, working with other services as needed.


Anna - Designated safeguarding lead

Jenni - Deputy designated safeguarding lead

Dan - Deputy designated safeguarding lead

Julie - Deputy designated safeguarding lead (Mon - Weds)

Shirley - Deputy designated safeguarding lead (Thurs - Fri)

Maria - Safeguarding governor

What to do if you have a Safeguarding Concern

You can contact a member of the Safeguarding Team by phoning the school office during usual opening hours (9am – 4.00pm). Alternatively you can email:


Out of Hours Safeguarding Support


If you are concerned during the school holidays about any young person in respect of their emotional wellbeing or you feel that they are vulnerable to harm or abuse and you are uncertain whether they are receiving support you may wish to contact one of the agencies on the link below. Many of the agencies have established links and will ensure that your concern or query is directed to the appropriate agency.

The FASST Team



              Website                                                                     Information Leaflet

FASST is a team of dedicated and skilled Family and Student Support Workers based at the Esteem academies across Derbyshire, Derby City and Staffordshire.


Please click the symbol above to be taken to the website and information leaflet.