Montrose School

Safeguarding and Child Protection


Montrose 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.

Montrose School Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy


Safeguarding Team

Mr Andy Owens – Head Teacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead


Miss Suzanne Jackson - Deputy Head & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Angela Cross - Assistant Head & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Donna McAteer - Family Support Worker & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

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


Useful Telephone Numbers

Leicestershire Police

999 / 0116 2222222

Duty & Advice, Children’s Social Care, Leicester City Council (Includes out of hours)

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 4542440

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

(open 24 hours a day, all year round)

0808 8005000


0800 1111

 Operation Encompass

click here for more information

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

Wigston Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire

0116 2832328