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Danesfield Church of England School Living and Learning Together



We are committed to safeguarding, protecting from harm, including exploitation, abuse, bullying and mistreatment and promoting the health, safety and welfare of all our pupils. We expect all staff, volunteers, contractors and visitors to share this commitment. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is that all pupils will enjoy their learning and make progress whilst a pupil in the school. Every child’s wellbeing, happiness and safety is of paramount importance to us, which is why pastoral care is an integral part of school life


Danesfield is part of Beacon Education and we share many policies and procedure.

Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Kate Swannack


Deputy Safeguarding Lead:         Laura Tasker 


Assistant Safeguarding Lead;      Francesca Coleman


Governor responsible for Safeguarding:  Hayley Lake 

Keeping Children Safe in Education

COVID Safeguarding Policy Addendum 2021

We hope you will find the web links below useful.

  • CEOP News and articles surrounding internet safety.

  • Think You Know Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the internet.

  • Parent Information Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online.

  • NSPCC Online Safety Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.

  • Action for Children Action for Children supports and speaks for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.
  • BBC Bitesize Fun activities to help children learn more key subjects.

  • Department for Education Articles and advice for children and young people.


If you are a parent and would like some advice on how to keep your child safe online then use the following links to access some useful guides:


Parental advice on Instagram:


Parental advice on Snapchat: (


Parental advice on Cyberbully: (

If you are a child and need to talk - 

Update from Childline
We're working a little differently because of coronavirus. You can still start a 1-2-1 chat with us from 9am - 10:30pm. Or you can call 0800 1111 for free from 9am - 3:30am.

You can also send an email using a Childline account any time, and we'll usually reply within a day.

If you have a more general safeguarding concern, please contact the WSAT safeguarding lead, Rob Lakin on 01643 704191 or