At Broadmead Lower, the safety and welfare of our children is our utmost priority. The school ensures that all staff receive regular and relevant training and that all staff and volunteers have the required DBS checks in place.
The Lead Designated Person for Safeguarding is the Headteacher, Mrs Kim Hewlett.
The Deputy Safeguarding Leads are Mrs Beverley Gray and Mrs Debbie Cosbie-Ross.
The governor responsible for Safeguarding is Mr Lee Gray.
Since September 2015, Broadmead has been participating in the RELAY Scheme in partnership with Bedford Borough Council and Bedfordshire Police. The scheme is changing its name and is now called the Domestic Abuse Notification Scheme (D.A.N.S)
The D.A.N.S acts as a school notification service where incidents of domestic abuse have been reported in the previous 24 hours to Bedfordshire Police from households where children reside and are on the school roll.
The D.A.N.S is coordinated by the Safeguarding Lead at our school and is facilitated by the Early Help HUB within the MASH team at Bedford Borough Children’s Services. The Scheme has been implemented within the majority of schools in Bedford Borough.
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