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Avenue Primary School

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Avenue Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We ensure that consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.  We follow the procedures set out in our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and guidelines.

Designated Safeguarding Lead & Safeguarding Deputies

Our Business Manager, Mrs B Hughes is also a Deputy DSL. 

If you have any concerns and/or wish to discuss any of these subjects further, then please speak to one of the team.




Email Mrs Louise Underwood (Head teacher) directly at


Email: Mrs Jenny Goddard (Deputy Head Teacher/Lead DSL) at 

Useful Telephone Numbers


Leicestershire Police                                                                        999 / 0116 2222222


Duty & Advice (Children's Social Care, Leicester City Council       0116 454 1004


Children's Safeguarding Unit, Leicester City Council                     0116 454 2440


Local Authority Designated Officer   (LADO)                                  0116 454 2440


Safeguarding in Education, Leicester City Council                         0116 454 2440


Leicester Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB)                           0116 454 6520 


SAFE Domestic Violence Support                                                   0300 1230918


Forced Marriage Unit                                                                       020 7008 0151


Female Genital Mutilation Helpline                                                 0800 028 3550


NSPCC Whistleblowing Advice Line                                               0800 800 5000

(open 24 hours a day, all year round)


Childline                                                                                           0800 1111


Operation Encompass                                                           click here for more information

Who can I report concerns to about a child or young person?

Useful Links


If you would like further information about keeping your child safe, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has lots of advice and guidance.


NSPCC - Preventing Abuse

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