If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or young person:

  • If you feel that they are in immediate danger, contact Northamptonshire Police on 999
  • Speak to Mrs Teresa Smith (Interim Assistant Head & Primary Designated Safeguarding Lead), Mrs Paula Harwood (Head Teacher), Mr Dan Alder (Deputy Head Teacher) or Mrs Sam Castle (EYFS)– Designated Senior Persons with responsibility for Child Protection at Bracken Leas.
  • If your concern cannot be shared with the Senior Management Team, you should contact the Chair of Governors; Peter Gardner. Contact details are available from the school office.
  • In the absence of Mrs Smith, Mrs Castle, Mrs Harwood or Mr Alder ask to speak to an alternative member of the Senior Management Team.
  • If you need further advice or information please contact Northamptonshire Children’s Trust at any time on 01604 626 938

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust


Northamptonshire Children’s Trust – Report a Concern


Bracken Leas Safeguarding Team

Here is a link to our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

Our school also has a Governor with designated safeguarding responsibilities; Adrian Thorpe MBE.