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Chaucer Junior School

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At Chaucer Junior School we are committed to our duty of safeguarding and promoting the safety and Welfare of all children.

Defined for the purpose of this guidance as


  • Protecting children from maltreatment;
  • Preventing impairment of children’s health or development;
  • Ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
  • Taking action to enable all children to have the best life chances


More information is available in the pdf of the school's Child Protection Policy below.


If you have any concerns about the safety and welfare of any child at school please contact any of the following people.


  1. Any member of staff who will be able to direct your concern to the appropriate person. 
  2. A School Governor ( a list can be seen on the school website). 


The designated Person in School for Child Protection is Miss Jane Mee – Headteacher.


The designated safeguarding team at Chaucer is Miss Smith - assistant head, Mrs Starling and Mrs Farrall.


The nominated governor is Mr.Jason Smith


Important contact details


Starting Point  ( For all Safeguarding Concerns):


Tel: 01629 533 190
Fax: 01629 585 669
Out of hours Call Derbyshire (Children’s /Young Peoples and Adult Social Care)


Tel: 01629 533190
Fax: 01629 585669


Police Central Referral Unit


Butterley Hall


Tel: 0300 122 8719
Fax: 01773 572074


NSPCC - National Helpline
0808 800 5000


0800 11 11 11



Child Protection Manager Schools/Educational Settings Derbyshire- Ann Holmewood


Children’s Social Care (single point of Contact- Starting Point) - 01629 533190 


DCC Child Protection/ Safeguarding Team – 01629 532178


Derbyshire Police 101- can route non urgent referrals through to the PREVENT Team


Seamus Carroll is the lead officer for Prevent at Derbyshire County Council Telephone 01629 538494 or 07771 980107


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