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Here at Oakwood Infant and Nursery School we take the safety and welfare of our pupils. very seriously.  Rigorous steps are taken to ensure that children stay safe and do not come to any harm. We work closely with parents/carers and a range of professional external agencies in order to secure this.


If you have any concerns, no matter how small they may seem, about the safety or welfare of any child, please contact the school's Designated Lead for Child Protection, Lynda Lloyd, Safeguarding and Welfare Manager or Deb Ward, Headteacher (Deputy DSL).


First Response


Derby City Council provide a First Response team who deal with all serious child protection concerns where a child is considered to be at risk of significant harm. Please call First Response direct should your concern be urgent - details below:

Telephone:  01332 641172


On-Line Safety


The internet is invaluable in today's high-tech world for both information and as a tool for communication.  It is however, vitally important that certain protocols are followed to ensure personal safety is protected at all times. Internet Safety is taught to our children in school as part of the curriculum and is reinforced whenever the children access any information technology equipment. The use of the internet in school is strictly filtered and the tightest security is in place at all times.


Useful Links for Parents:

Thinkuknow site - For a wide range of information about keeping safe online.

Internet Matters is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to help parents keep their children safe online.

Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Get Safe Online - Worried about hacking, viruses and online security?  Visit this site for help and advice.

Learn about digital citizenship, Internet safety, security, privacy, sexting, cyberbullying, reputation management and more so you can help children get the most from technology safely and wisely.

Internet Watch Foundation - If you think you have come across something illegal online report it so that it can be investigated.

For help and advice, or if you wish to report something that is troubling you or your children online.