Safeguarding at Ixworth Primary

Mrs Lyndsey Allsopp

Designated Safeguarding Lead DSL

Working Together to Safeguard Children trained

Mrs Lisa Palmer

Alternate Designated Safeguarding Lead


E Safety Lead, Mental First Aid trained

Mrs Laura Griggs

Alternate Designated Safeguarding Lead


Pupil Well being Lead, Mental First Aid trained, Bereavement training

At Ixworth CE Primary School safeguarding is key to all we do.

We all take responsibility for safeguarding our children.

See below for our Early Help Offer.

E Safety Education

Lead teacher, E safety education in Computing & PSHE, E safety day, bi-annual E safety parent workshops led by NSPCC


Holds a recent SEND Award, SEND surgeries for staff, regular communication and support for parents.

Pupil Well being Lead:

On duty at playtimes to support children, 1:1 & small group work with children, parent drop ins. Trained in anxiety, anger management and attachment.

LAC Lead,:

Gold Level PEP - awarded by Virtual Schools for second year running

Breakfast Club & After School Club:

Offers support with homework and reading by familiar adults in an informal setting.

Pit Stop Lunchtime Club:

Offering an alternative to the playground for children who choose to play inside at a range of quieter activities with a smaller group of children with adult support.

Nursery On Site:

Good transition into Reception, strong links with parents & Health Visitors

Regular Personal Social Health Education sessions (PSHE) including Relationships Education for all children

Strong working relationships with external professionals for example: County Inclusive Services, School Nursing Team, Speech & Language Services, Dyslexia Outreach, FASD Network.

Common Assessment Framework (CAF) offer , host for Family Network Meetings & Triple P Parenting Sessions.

Language Links: Staff trained in approach, assessments & interventions for Early Years' children who struggle with language comprehension.

Pupil Voice:

Half termly Collective Council meetings where children talk about their school, Worry Dolls/Boxes in each classroom, children as leaders in Collective Worship, play times, library & extra curricular clubs.

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE)


PC Jessica

Talking to our year 5 and 6 children about good friends and bad friends

Our PANTS learning:

how to keep ourselves safe.

Share Aware with KS2

How to be safe, responsible and respectful on line.