School Lane, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18 1RY

01246 412 302

Dronfield Infant School

Learning Together : Believing and Achieving!



Safeguarding Statement

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We do everything we can to protect our children. All people in the school community have a responsibility to act on any concerns that they have about a child’s wellbeing.

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please speak directly to our Designated Senior Person for Safeguarding.

Our Designated Senior Person for Safeguarding is: Mrs King

Our Deputy Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs Wright and Mrs Denton

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads can be contacted via the school office, during school hours, via telephone on 01246 412302. During school holidays, or outside of school hours please contact Starting Point at Derbyshire County Council should you have concerns about the welfare or safety of a child. Starting Point can be contacted on: 01629 533190

Our Safeguarding Governor is: Mr P Hughes

The following link, from the GOV.UK website, provides statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children: Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

The safeguarding of all of our children is important and is taken very seriously.



Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 198 668 or email 


If you are a child wanting advice or help call 0800 1111

If you are an adult wanting advice/support call 0808 800 5000

Derby & Derbyshire Emotional Health & Wellbeing:

Providing support for parents/carers, young people, Covid-19 Support and for professionals. Click HERE for the website.

Action for Children:

 Early help for children aged 0-17 for mild to moderate mental health difficulties. Click HERE for the website.


 Child and Adult Mental Health Service, supporting young people's mental health and well-being in Derbyshire. For the link click HERE.