Safeguarding

Safeguarding

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

The LADO works within Children’s Services and should be alerted to all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has:

Behaved in a way that has harmed, or may have harmed, a child

Possibly committed a criminal offence against children or related to a child

Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates s/he is unsuitable to work with children

The LADO for Northumberland is Adam Hall. Adam can be contacted by email Adam.Hall@northumberland.gcsx.gov.uk or telephone 01670 623979.

The Designated Officer (DO) for Safeguarding in school is the Headteacher, Clare Cantwell. Clare.Cantwell@belsay.northumberland.sch.uk or telephone 01661 881641

The Deputy Designated Officer (Deputy DO) is Mrs Helen Armstrong. Helen.Armstrong@belsay.northumberland.sch.uk or telephone 01661 881641

The Link Governor for Safeguarding is Mrs Margaret Armstrong.    Margaret.Armstrong@belsay.northumberland.sch.uk