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At St Nicholas CE Primary School, Safeguarding is very important to us.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care.

Our Safeguarding Leads are:

Worried about a child’s safety?

If you are concerned about a child in Dorset and want to speak to someone contact the Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CHAD) which is a single point of contact for safeguarding concerns on 01305 228866.

More info can be found at: Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership - Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership (

If a child is in immediate danger or left alone, you should contact the police or call an ambulance immediately on 999 or 101 for specialised Police Services.

Childline: 0800 1111


Dorset Safeguarding and Children Board

Please click here to go to the Dorset Safeguarding and Children Board website.  On this website you will find information about how to keep children safe from abuse and neglect and what to do if a child is being harmed.

Information for parents

Please click here to read the Dorset Safeguarding Children’s Board information for parents and young people leaflet – Child protection and your school.

Help for those who have experienced domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse helpline for Dorset (You First)

0800 032 5204

Early Help

We run termly ‘Family Support Days’ in conjunction with the North Dorset Family Partnership Zone.  These days offer parents the chance to meet with our support worker who can offer advice and support or signpost parents to relevant courses or workshops that offer strategies on many aspects of parenting. 

If you would like to know more about these, please contact Mrs Salisbury.

  • NSPCC   This website contains some very useful information. We use their resources for lots of things, including training and support.
  • Working in partnership with local agencies   We work closely with local agencies and providers in order to keep children safe. Click on the link above for more information from the Dorset Safeguarding Children Board.

Information for Parents


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