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The welfare of children is of paramount importance. Mercia School fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect and support children by providing an honest, open, caring and supportive environment.

Additional information on how you can help keep children safe can be found below.

Essential contact information:

Safeguarding Hub (call if you have a safeguarding concern): 0114 2734855

Safer Internet Tips (advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online): 0344 800 2382

MIND (mental health issues helpline): 0300 123 3393

MAST: 0114 2037485

NSPCC (24 hour child protection helpline): 0800 800 5000

Childline (24-hour helpline for under 18s): 0800 1111

If you would like to raise a safeguarding concern with the school, please use the link on the right.

Mercia School's policies in relation to safeguarding can be found below.