The health, safety and wellbeing of our school community (both children and staff) is important to us.  We take our safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and you can view our Safeguarding (incorporating Child Protection) policy.

Safeguarding (incorporating Child Protection)

If you have concerns about a child, you can approach our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mr Jon Hughes,  Out of school hours please contact Front Door For Families.  If your concern is about a member of staff, please contact the Headteacher or the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer). Please note that all these routes of reporting are available even if school is closed. 

From January 2023 our Designated Safeguarding Lead will be Miss Aisha Hoten.  Her e-mail is 

Our mental health lead is Mr Phil Jones.

We have gathered these resources which may help you to help your child.

Resources to help you help you and your child

Wellbeing and Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE)

We are involved in a range of initiatives in the area of health, safety and wellbeing, including 'Walk to School Week', 'Bike It', the 'Downs Daily Dash' and we have an annual Healthy Week, which includes a focus on mental health and wellbeing for children.

Downs Infant School Travel Plan

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