Highfields Primary School

Part of the Attenborough Learning Trust

A National Support School


At Highfields Primary School, Safeguarding is the responsibility of all staff who works with children.

We are committed to promoting the Safeguarding and welfare of all pupils in our care, as well as providing more personalised support to some of our more vulnerable pupils and families.

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children is defined as:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment;
  • Preventing impairment of children's mental and physical health or development;
  • Ensuring that 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
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education (2020)

    Child Protection is:

  • Child protection is part of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • It is activity undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering or at risk of suffering significant harm
  • Concerns

    If you have any concerns or need advice abour safeguarding, please do not hesitate to email us using the email below. This email is monitoerd 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    A member of the safeguarding Team will respond to let you know we have recived your concern.


    Highfields Primary School Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL)

    • Mrs J Ridgewell (Headteacher/CEO)
    • Mr E Rowe (Headteacher)
    • Mrs M Singala (Deputy Headteacher)
    • Mrs J Vanzaria (Assiatant Headteacher)
    • Mrs D Bolina (Assiatant Headteacher/SENCO)
    • Mrs A Hubber (Assiatant Headteacher/SENCO)

    Anybody who is concerned that a child is at risk of immediate harm should contact the Police immediately.

    Please see our school Safeguarding Policy and other documents below for specific information and advice on Safeguarding at Highfields Primary School.