At Bluecoat Bentinck Primary Academy, our staff, Governors and all visitors fully recognise the contribution the school makes to safeguarding children. We recognise that the safety and protection of all of our children is of paramount importance and that all staff, have a full and active role in protecting our children.

We endeavour to provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment, which promotes all pupils’ social, physical, emotional and moral development.  In delivering this ambition, we adhere to the Local Authority’s guidance and procedures for supporting families in our community. We work together to meet the needs of our most vulnerable children; keeping in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022’ guidelines.

Our Safeguarding Team

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead for the school is: Miss M Julian

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead is: Miss Rochelle Patterson

Our Assistant DSLs are: Miss J Wells and Mr M Houlgate

You can call school for any emergency safeguarding enquiries on 01159151567 or you can email us at

For more information about our Safeguarding Policy, please visit our policies page 


For urgent cases, please take the following action:

  • If a young person is in immediate risk of harm or there is an imminent threat of harm to others, please call 999
  • For any other concerns relating to the safety or wellbeing of a young person, please contact Nottingham City Children and Families Safeguarding Board on 0115 8764800

Useful Information


Help for adults concerned about a child

Call us on 0808 800 5000

Access the helpline through SignVideo

Help for children and young people

Call Childline on 0800 1111

Access Childline through SignVideo

Contact Us

Bluecoat Bentinck Primary Academy
Alfreton Road

Tel: 0115 915 1566

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