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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
  • Family Intervention Service (FIS): 0114 2037485
  • NSPCC (24 hour child protection helpline): 0800 800 5000
  • Childline (24-hour helpline for under 18s): 0800 1111


Raising a Safeguarding Concern

Raising a Safeguarding Concern

We take safeguarding exceptionally seriously. If you have a concern about your child, or any other child, please fill in the form below. Alternatively, please contact the school on 0114 5539080 and ask for a member of the safeguarding team. The school's Designated Safeguarding Lead is Dean F. Webster.



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