Risley Lower Grammar



Urgent Responses

Risley School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.  If you think a child or vulnerable adult is in immediate danger please call 999 to speak to the police. 

If your concerns are not immediate or life threatening, please contact Mr Bridgmount  (head teacher and safeguarding leader), Mr Clarke (deputy safeguarding leader) or Mrs Walsh (safeguarding lead).  The school phone number is  0115 939 76 22. Outside of school hours,  please call Derbyshire County Council Starting Point. Their phone number is 01629 533 190.

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



Online Safety

Adults have an important role to play in supporting children online. To help you prepare for those potentially awkward conversations here are some links to parent information.

ThinkUKnow – parents section. This a government website that also has resources for children. Their first piece of advice is most useful: take a deep breath and try to remain calm.  https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

UK Safer Internet Centre - they have lots of information in their guides section. The link below go straight to their social media guide. It constantly reinforces the message that children need to be at least thirteen to create an account for  sites or apps such as Facebook or TikTok.



School Policies

Risley School uses policies from the safeguarding board and policies specific to the school. Links are set out below. 

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy - September 2023

Private Fostering Policy - September 2023

Early Help Offer - January 2023

Confidential-Reporting-Code (whistle blowing) - Reviewed June 2024