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Safeguarding during School Holidays


Welcome to Safeguarding at LCS. This page aims to be a portal for all information relating to the safety and wellbeing of LCS Students.

Safeguarding During the Holidays

During the holidays school safeguarding staff are not available for support and advice so please find below some useful contacts and resources to help and support you and your children.

Child Protection Policy

The LCS Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found in the Policies section of the website.

Who do I contact if I have a Child Protection concern?

  • If you are concerned that a child is suffering or at risk of significant harm call Social Care at First Contact Team - 01332 641172  Press Option 1
  • Call the Police on 999
  • CEOPAre you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating online? Make a report to one of CEOPs Child Protection Advisors.
  • Derby Safeguarding Children BoardDerby Safeguarding Children Board - This site provides important safeguarding information for the public, children, young people, parents and carers.

Where Can I Get Support?

If you feel you need some help and need someone to talk to, the following organisations are there to help:

Shout Logo

Shout is the UK's first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis. It's a place to go if you're struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

For support in a crisis:

Kooth Logo

Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Online service from:

  • Mon-Fri 12:00-22:00
  • Sat-Sun 18:00-22:00

Contact via:

Samaritans Logo

If you are having thoughts about suicide or harm you can contact the Samaritans.

24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call 116 123 for free.

Childline Logo

For support and advice about mental health, Childline can offer:

  • Information and advice
  • Support
  • Messageboards

Contact via:

Female Genital Mutilation

For support and advice about Female Genital Mutilation:

Contact via:

Gov.uk Logo
Forced Marriage Unit

For support and advice about Forced Marriage.

Forced Marriage is a crime.

Contact via:


Young person's drug and alcohol service

For support and advice about Drugs and Alcohol:

Contact via:

Stonewall Logo

For support and advice regarding LGBT issues.

Contact via:

General Safety

The information below is designed to help with general safety of LCS students.

Knife Crime

Knife Crime

Water Safety

Water Safety

Please use the links below to get advice about water safety.

Building Safety

Building Safety

Beach Safety

Beach Safety

Sun Safety

Sun Safety

Railway Safety

Rail Safety



You can find the school E-Safety Policy via Parents > School Rules and Policies > Policies.

As social media becomes increasingly part of our everyday lives, we are wanting to provide information to our pupils and parents. Please find below a useful link that Derby City Council have provided. This gives some very useful information to assist parents in keeping their children safe online.

Various information about e-safety can be found at InternetMatters.org

The NSPCC have provided the following information to help with e-safety.

Childnet and the UK Safer Internet Centre have provided various resources regarding online safety, see below:

The document below discusses Social Media and is provided by UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS).

The following information has been provided by 'Safe and Sound', an organisation who work to end child sexual exploitation.

This information advises young people and parents on how to use Security/Privacy settings with major Social Network sites; there is also information from CEOP on how to report on-line abuse.

Please also see the website produced by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP):

The Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) has guidance regarding with online "trolling" and hate speech.

Further information and advice on Internet Safety can be found in your child's Student Planner.