Risley Lower Grammar


Risley School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.  If you have any concerns about the welfare of children please contact Mr Clarke (safeguarding leader), Mr Bridgmount (head teacher and deputy safeguarding leader) or Mrs Walsh (safeguarding lead).  The school number is  0115 939 76 22.

If you have concern about what you have seen online you can report this through this link:


We also have a whistle blowing policy if staff feel that they are being blocked in maintaining the safety of children and the professional integrity of the school. Confidential-Reporting-Code

Below is a link to our safeguarding policy that sets out the main ways in which we support children.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy - Sept 2021

Private Fostering Policy - July 2021

Early Help Offer - March 2021


Useful Safeguarding Links

To support parents and the wider community we have selected some websites that can provide you with information about how to keep children safer and what to do if you have concerns. The links were correct at the time of writing but other sites can be found through by using an internet search engine (such as Google).

NSPCC Learning – an e-learning resource that can answer most questions you have about the subject. As a school we have collected money to support this charity.


ThinkUKnow – parents section. This a government website that also has resources for children.


Church of England Safeguarding – contacts and processes for members of the congregation or anyone with concerns about child welfare.


Derbyshire Safeguarding Board – the place to go in Derbyshire for parents and professionals who want to know more about the subject.


Safer Derbyshire – advice on cybercrime including cyberbullying.


Specific issues

Many people are worried about older children and gangs. The NSPCC have some advice.


They also provide advice for people concerned about grooming of children for abuse.