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Safeguarding Guidance

​The statutory guidance from the Department for Education issued under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 states that all schools and colleges must have clear and transparent safeguarding processes. All Senior leaders within our Nursery and School are trained Safeguarding Leads and all colleagues receive regular safeguarding training. 

If your concern pertains to a matter of child safety, please do not hesitate to call the nursery office (01962 854757) asking to speak to:

  • Miss Bates (Nursery manager)

  • Mrs Kirby (Deputy Manager)

  • Mrs Condon (Deputy Manager)

  • Mrs Williams (Overall Responsibility)

Alternatively, please send an email using CHILD SAFETY as the title to

If you have a concern about child safety out of hours and term time contact Children’s Services on 0300 555 1384 or the Police on 101 (non emergency) or 999 (emergency)  

For all initial contacts to the LADO service please submit an initial enquiry formThe link to the form is here.


Initial enquiry forms will be reviewed by a LADO and advice provided as appropriate. If further information is required, you may be asked to complete a LADO notification form.


If you need to report an allegation you can contact the LADO. Phone: 01962 876364

The links are to the information this page can be found on HCC page 
Allegations against people in a position of trust | Children and Families | Hampshire County Council (


Further details on reporting child abuse can be found here

Hampshire County Council: Reporting Child Abuse

Keeping_children_safe_in_education_2023.pdf (


The key people with regards to this aspect of the nursery are:​​​
Rotherly Day Nursery Safeguarding Team

Nursery Strategic Leader and Nominated Person, Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Williams
Nursery Strategic Leader and Nominated Person, Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead
Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Miss Bates
Manager, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Governor, Safeguarding Governor
Mrs Luzmore
Governor, Safeguarding Governor
Deputy Manager, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Condon
Deputy Manager, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
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