At CVP we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This culture means we have a Safeguarding Policy and procedures in place, which we refer to below and on our website in the policy section.

All staff (including volunteers & visitors) at CVP take all welfare concerns seriously and encourage children and young people to talk to us about anything that worries them.
We will always act in the best interest of the child.

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please record your concern, and any observations or conversations heard, and report to one of the DSLs as soon as possible on the same day. Do NOT conduct your own investigation.

If you are concerned about the Headteacher, or you need to contact a DSL, please refer to the provision’s Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy this can be found on our Policies page.

Safeguarding Team


Abbie Watson: Designated Safeguarding Lead


Charlotte Young – Deputy DSL


Catherine Hughes: Deputy DSL

If you have any safeguarding concerns, please email Abbie Watson or call the provision office on 0115 979 4045 and ask to speak to a DSL. 

Additional support for children, parents & carers: 

There are some useful links for children, parents & carers below which allows you to explore what further support is available. Please remember along with the services below, you are always encouraged to discuss any support/concerns with the safeguarding team.

Children & Families – Support for Children & Families in Nottingham City

Worried about a child? – Nottingham City

ASKLION – Online directory of local services

Children & Families – Support for Children & Families in Nottinghamshire County

NSPCC – Keeping Children Safe

MASH – Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub:

Nottingham City

Nottinghamshire County

Childline – Advice & support for children

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