Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Dyslexia Direct Services Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

 The purpose of this policy statement is:




Legal Framework:


This policy has been drawn up on the basis of legislation, policy and guidance that seeks to protect children in England. A summary of the key legislation is available from the NSPCC.


Supporting documents:




We believe that:



We recognise that:



We will seek to keep children and young people safe by:


 Contact details


Nominated child protection lead for Dyslexia Direct Services


Name: Linda Wakeford


Phone: 07866032351


In the case of an immediate medical emergency or high risk of harm, it will be reported to the emergency services (999)

For Lancashire Area contact:

Children's Safeguarding Assurance Partnership (CSAP)

If you have concerns about the safety and welfare of a child, please telephone 0300 123 6720, or out of hours on 0300 123 6722.


NSPCC Helpline Phone Number (office hours)

0808 800 5000


NSPCC Helpline email (24 hours)


This policy statement came into force in May 2020. Reviewed 2021, 2022, 2023


We are committed to reviewing our policy and good practice annually.