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Becket Primary School


Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everybody’s responsibility.

If at any point there is a risk of immediate, serious harm to a child, a referral should be made to Children’s Social Care and/or the police straight away.

Anybody can make the referral.  Call Ashtree House on 01332 641142.

If you would prefer to speak in confidence to a person external to our school you can call the NSPCC Helpline on 0800 028 0285.

If you have ANY concerns about a child please speak immediately to our Safeguarding Team:

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs D Murphy, Assistant Head
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs A. Guest, Headteacher
  • Staff with Safeguarding Responsibility: Mrs R. Varley, Assistant Head
  • Designated Governor: Mrs R. Hopwell

You can also email any safeguarding concerns to:


The email account will be monitored weekly and emails responded to over holiday periods from parents and carers as well as professionals regarding safeguarding issues. 

External Contacts

  • Children’s Social Care First Contact Team   01332 641172
  • Careline (out of hours service)   01332 956606
  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)   cypsafeguarding@derby.gov.uk
  • Prevent (radicalisation/extremism) Police 999 or 101
    • Derby Prevent Team
      • Kyle.Hudson@derby.gov.uk 07867 461846
      • purjinder.gill@derby .gov.uk 07812 301218
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) mandatory reporting Police 101 or 999
  • School Police link officer Theresa Parker, Littleover Police, 33/35 Melton Avenue 101