Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as:

  • protecting children from maltreatment;
  • preventing impairment of children’s mental and physical health or development;
  • ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care;
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

Children includes everyone under the age of 18

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility.


Leominster Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. If children and their families at Leominster Primary School are to receive the right help at the right time, everyone who comes into contact with them has a role to play in identifying concerns, sharing information and taking prompt action. We offer parents/carers and pupils support through our Student and Family Support Team for those times when life can be difficult and troub



If you are worried about your child or find yourself facing a difficult situation in your family, please do not hesitate to contact us for support.

Safeguarding and Student and Family Support Team


Named Person

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs H Lynch

Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Safeguarding Manager

Miss L Jones

Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Student and Family Support Worker

Mrs S Neville

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Mrs H Rees

Prevent Lead

Mrs H Lynch

Designated Teacher for Children Looked After and Previously Children Looked After

Mrs H Lynch

Governor Responsible for Safeguarding

Mrs J Willis

Leominster Primary School complies with the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Herefordshire Partnership