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St. Leonard's Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children and young people. Our expectation is that all staff, governors, parents and carers, volunteers and visitors share this commitment to safeguarding. 

Within school, we have 5 fully trained designated safeguarding leads, who are:

Miss Roberts


Designated Safeguarding Lead  

Miss Cooke

Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Callaghan


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Bird

Year 5 Teacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Hitchen

Year 2 Teacher

Deputy Designated

Safeguarding Lead



To contact our DSL or DDSL, please call 01785 334 960. 

Staffordshire Children's Advice and Support (Front Door)

Have you got a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18?

Do you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed?

Are you worried that a child is living in circumstances where they are treated badly and not cared for properly?

If you have concerns out of school hours and during holidays please telephone

0300 111 8007

If you cannot reach us by phone, please make your enquiry online. Before making your enquiry you may wish to check the procedures online website for a glossary of relevant terminology.

Opening times

Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Out of hours

Outside of the hours above, or on weekends and bank holidays, please contact the Emergency Duty Team by phoning 0345 604 2886.

For further help and support, see below a list of helplines, apps and websites:

Staffordshire Children's Advice and Support

Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board - Parents and Carers

CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection

Young Minds - Mental Health Support

Childline - Online, On the Phone, Anytime

House of Bread - Foodbank

111: Non-Emergency Health Advice