Safeguarding Information

Some of these services may be disrupted due to COVID-19. If you do not find what you are looking for below or need any further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Franky Boyland

Designated Safeguarding Lead


[email protected] (email out of term time)

Emergency Numbers

Name of OrganisationDetail about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
PoliceEmergency Help
PoliceNon Emergency Help
AmbulanceEmergency Help
NHS11Help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Social CareSupport with environmental issues or harm of a child 641172
Care LineOut of Hours Social CareNo Website01332 956606
Derby Royal HospitalEmergency and non emergency medical support 340131

Helpline for Children and Young People

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
ChildlineChildline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything 1111
ConnexionsConcerns, issues relating to young people.  Advice and 200033

General Support, Advice and Guidance for Parent and Young People

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
NSPCCWorking to support and prevent harm to children. 800 5000

Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Kooth (Child)Free anonymous online counselling and support for young
CAMHS (Child)For advice and only to be used where CAMHS are NOT already involved.
0300 790 0264
Samaritans (Adult)Advice and Support around Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing 123
RelateSupport face to face and 349 177
Safe SpeakSupport face to face and 349 301

Debt and Financial Difficulties

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Citizens AdviceProvides free, confidential and independent advicewww.citizensadvice
0300 330 9002
Money Advice ServiceFree, confidential advice on any money/debt

[email protected]
01332 643 395

Children at Risk of Exploitation

Name of OrganisationDetail about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
National Working Group (NWG)Information and guidance around CSE[email protected]01332 585371
Safe and SoundSupport for YP who are at risk of

01332 362120
Catch 22 Derby and Derbyshire C.A.R.E.S.Support for YP who are at risk of 341566

Domestic Abuse/Honour Based Violence

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Derby Women’s CentreA range of advice and support services for women including support for domestic abuse and mental health issues.  Free solicitor consultation also offered 341 633
Women AidLive online chat 24/7 and online 341633
Men’s Advice LineConfidential helpline for male victims of domestic 801 0327
National Domestic Abuse HelplineSupport for any form of domestic 2000 247
Hadhari NariAsian Men and Women

[email protected]
0800 5999 247
Karma NirvanaAim to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantage and vulnerable

[email protected]
01332 242525


Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Derbyshire LGBTLGBT specific support
[email protected]
01332 207704

2 – 3 Friary Street
Derby DE1 1JF
MermaidsRaise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people 334 0550
BGIOK (Being Gay is Okay)Practical advice and information about homosexuality 727667

Online Safety

Name of OrganisationDetail about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
CEOPReporting online sexual abuse or content 000 3344
ChildNet InternationalResources/Advice/Support re Online Safetywww.childnet.comOn line support
DigizenResources/Advice/Support re Online Safetywww.digizen.orgOn line support
Internet Watch FoundationResources/Advice/Support re Online line support
Think U KnowResources/Advice/Support re Online line support
UK Safer Internet CentreResources/Advice/Support re Online Safety[email protected]0844 381 4772
Southwest Grid for LearningResources/Advice/Support re Online Safety 601 3203
Stopitnow!Help if you are worried about your own or someone else’s behaviour on 1000 900

PREVENT – Extremism, Ideologies and Terrorism

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Derbyshire PoliceSupport, advice and guidance
Derby City Council – Prevent TeamHelp and advice  regarding children at risk of exposure to extreme ideologies[email protected] – 07867 461846

[email protected] – 07812 301218 

[email protected]   – 07765  222032
Educate Against HateInformation and support to prevent your child becoming radicalised only

Substance Misuse

Name of OrganisationDetails about SupportWeblinkTelephone Number
Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (DDAS)A consortium drug treatment 790 0265
Aquarius (part of DDAS)To support adults 18+years who wishes to address issues they have caused by the use of drugs or alcohol

[email protected]
0300 790 0265
BreakoutSubstance misuse services for young people

[email protected]
01332 641661
FRANKFind out everything you want to know about drugs 123 6600 or text 82111



Being online is an integral part of children’s and young person’s online lives. The internet and online technology provides new opportunities for young people’s learning and growth, but it can also expose them to new types of risks. We at the Kingsmead School have a whole school approach to online safety, this ensures that our Staff, Governors and parents are armed with the latest knowledge. Staff attend regular updates from the National Online Safety website to ensure they have the latest knowledge. Students are provided fundamental knowledge about online safety through topics delivered in the ICT and PSHE subjects. As a whole school we also take part in the Safer Internet day to ensure our students are armed with the latest knowledge about online safety. We are a National Online Safety Certified School.


All polices are found in the policy section of the website. However please click on the below to view our E-Safety Policy.

E-Safety Policy


Please click on the link Acceptable Use Agreement to view the young persons acceptable use agreement. This is in place to ensure students understand what is acceptable use of ICT when in school and what is not. All young people are expected to sign this on admission to the school.

Expectations around acceptable use and keeping yourself safe online are reiterated through our curriculum and day to day practice.

Please see the curriculum section below for more information on how we raise awareness through teaching.

ICT Curriculum

KS3 – Students are provided opportunities to develop understanding about following topics:

  • Understanding about acceptable use policy
  • Password protection – Difference between good and bad passwords
  • Understanding about Spams, Phishing, Trojan horses and Viruses
  • How to protect from Spams, Phishing, Trojan horses and Viruses
  • How and who to report to with regards to online safety violations.
  • Computer crime – How to protect from Hacking and Spyware
  • Cyberbullying – Identify signs of Cyberbullying and how to protect/report

KS4 – Students as part of KS4 Qualifications have to successfully complete mandatory “IT Security Unit”. While completing this unit students will have an opportunity to develop following skills:

  • Understanding about security risks that might threaten system performance.
  • Understanding about security precautions to protect IT systems.
  • Understanding about relevant guidelines and procedures
  • Understanding about backup and importance of backing data

PSHE Curriculum – Topics covered in the PSHE curriculum are detailed below:


  • Year 7-8 Radicalisation / Terrorism
  • Year 9 Look at Risk Signs of sexual exploitation / Grooming
  • Upskirting, revenge porn and pornography
  • Year 10 Radicalisation / Terrorism
  • Experiences on Social Media
  • Grooming drugs, sexual, county lines


To enhance our E-Safety curriculum, we support the Safer Internet Day (SID), hosted by UK Safer Internet Center. This is held annually. This year SID is on 9 February 21 (we usually run over the week) and the theme is ‘An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world’.

For more information please click on the link below:

We are accredited National Online Safety School.

Online Safety Education for the Whole School Community – Helping schools meet their statutory safeguarding and curriculum requirements through the most comprehensive online safety programme for educators, parents and children. We make it our mission to make the internet a safer place for children.

We believe that through our engaging Online Safety training resources for school staff, parents and children, we can make a difference.

We will achieve this through equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise. We achieve this through the execution of multiple initiatives which help reduce online risks.


Should you want advice or guidance on keeping your child safe online or have any concerns around their use online, please see the support for parents section on the website (go to home page, safeguarding, support for parents and young people)

Alternatively call the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or your child’s base for more information. You can contact the DSL on:

Franky Boyland

Telephone number: 01332 973834

Email: [email protected]


On the National Online Safety app you’ll find:

  • Hundreds of online safety guides on the topics you need to know about – from screen addiction, fake news and trolling to hacking, social media influencers and sexting;
  • An online safety training course for parents – developed by our experts and delivered by online safety ambassador Myleene Klass;
  • A user-friendly interface with increased functionality – find exactly what you need, when you need it;
  • The option to get notifications to your phone as soon as new content becomes available – so you can stay up-to-date with the latest online crazes (and risks);
  • An in-app voting system so you can help determine the subjects you’d like us to cover in future;
  • The facility to personalise your content by favouriting key resources.

Report a Concern

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Report a Concern

If you’d like to report a concern/issue to The Kingsmead School, you can do so by clicking the ‘Report an Issue’ button below. Anything you write can be sent anonymously:

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