At Woodham Ley Primary School, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils. We have thorough procedures in place to ensure the safety and welfare of all our pupils and staff. All our pupils know that they are valued and that any concerns they have will be taken seriously and addressed by the adults who care for them. All staff members and governors receive appropriate child protection training which is regularly updated and in line with advice from the Essex Safeguarding Children Board (ESCB).  

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is:

Mr. D Walton – Headteacher


Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL) are:

Mr. R King – Deputy Headteacher

Mrs. S Hambleton-Cowell – EYFS Lead

Miss. S White – Learning Mentor


Our Designated Safeguarding Governor is:

Mr. D Mills


If you have any Safeguarding concerns, you can contact the DSL or DDSL on and mark the email FAO: DSL URGENT Safeguarding or call the school office on 01268 753652

If you are concerned that a child is at risk of immediate significant harm, the first action is to call 999.

If you have concerns about adults that work with children, contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) on 03330 139 797

Woodham Ley Primary Child Protection Policy - Click here

Woodham Ley Primary Policies page - Click here

Woodham Ley Primary E-Safety page - Click here

Contact Us

01268 753 652

Rushbottom Lane