At Parklea, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. As such we expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this common commitment.
Our dedicated safeguarding team is:
Safeguarding Lead - Miss T Ballinger (Deputy Headteacher)
Deputy Safeguarding Officers - Mr S Spooner (Headteacher), Ms S Taylor (Family Worker)
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
- protecting children from abuse and maltreatment
- preventing harm to children's health or development
- ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
- taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
Please refer to the following policies for more information:
Operation Encompass: Our school is part of a project run jointly between schools, Luton Council and Bedfordshire Police. Please read this letter
for more information or click on the link below:
Encompass SPOC (Single Point of Contact): Tracy Ballinger/Sarah MacKenzie-Skea