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Early Help Offer

The Governors and staff at Swanwick Primary School have a responsibility to promote the safeguarding and welfare of all children in our care.

Child Protection is everyone’s business, if you have any immediate concerns about a child’s safety, you should contact Starting Point on 01629 533190 and request urgent help.

You can also contact Mrs Jilavu (Designated Safeguarding Lead and Acting Headteacher).

In the event that Mrs Jilavu is unavailable, you can contact one of the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads;  Mrs Stone, Mrs Walton, Mr Morris or Miss Wright. To ensure an urgent response, please state this is a Safeguarding call. 

Swanwick Primary School take their responsibility for Child Protection and Safeguarding seriously and ensure that all staff have a clear understanding of the role they play in keeping children safe, which includes being trained on how to recognise, respond and report abuse and neglect in all its forms.

What is Early Help?

Our Early Help offer is designed to support parents and families who need help or advice of any kind. We have a purpose built provision in the PPod, you can get more information here. Support may include completing an assessment form, being signposted to external agencies or being referred to one of our in school specialists which include a Family Support Worker and a Behaviour Support Teacher.


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  • Breakfast Club
  • 1:1 pastoral support for parents and children
  • Family Support work in and out of school
  • Key adult meet and greet
  • Learning interventions
  • After school activities
  • Behaviour Support for parents and children
  • Foodbank vouchers and delivery
  • Referral to outside agencies


Who school may refer to 

  • Early Help Team
  • Children and Young Peoples Services
  • Counselling Services
  • Parental Courses
  • School Nurse
  • Speech and Language Services
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Young Carers


There will always be staff on the both gates in the morning and at home time, should you have any immediate concerns. We also have an independent PPod email address and mobile phone number should you want to speak to someone confidentially. This can be found by clicking here.


We have regular PSHE assemblies which support and inform children on how to articulate any worries that they may have and that all staff will take their concerns seriously.

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Swanwick Primary School

South Street, Swanwick,
Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1BZ

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