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 - Mr S Spooner (Headteacher)

Deputy Safeguarding Officers - Ms S Taylor (Family Worker), Mr S Bradbury (Family Worker), Ms C Onley, Mrs D Maunder, Miss M Hanson and Mr R Cowie

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.

Safeguarding means:

  • 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:

Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Policy (COVID 19 Addendum)

Online Safety Policy

Guide to Safeguarding for Visitors and Volunteers


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):  Stephen Spooner