Safeguarding is a collective responsibility, below are links to Chaselea’s policy and the government document which outlines the commitment to this.

Safeguarding @ CAPA

If you are concerned about the safety or welfare of a child and they are in immediate danger then then please ring 999.

Alternatively, if you still have concerns about a child and they are not in immediate danger then you can either communicate with a member of staff here at school, or contact one of the links below.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is:


Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSLs) are:


Useful safeguarding contacts

  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) 0300 111 8007
  • Staffordshire Childrens Advice and Support (SCAS) 0300 111 8007
  • Emergency Duty Services (EDS-out of hours safeguarding concerns) 0345 604 2886 or email
  • Staffordshire Police Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) via 101, in an emergency please dial 999
  • Stoke-on-Trent Children’s Services: Chat and Advice Service (CHAD) 01782 235100 Emergency Duty Team: 01782 234234 (outside office hours)
  • Dave Atherton – School Guidance around Asylum Seekers (Central Thoroughfare Team)
  • Staffordshire Police coordinator: Mark Hardern Tel: 07539 3636299 Email:
  • Staffordshire Police Prevent Team 01785 232054, 01785 233109 or email
  • PHSE Coordinator Natalie McGrath email:

Local Advice

  • Fostering Service (Staffordshire) 0800 169 2061 email: fostering&
  • Out of Hours: Emergency Duty Service 01785 354030 · Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board StaffsSCB
  • Entrust HR Services (subscription basis) 01785 278961
  • Fostering Service (Stoke-on-Trent) 01782 234555 Email:
  • Stoke-on-Trent · Family Information Service Hub (F.I.S.H) 01782 232200 email

National Contacts

Useful websites