Safeguarding is taken very seriously at Ryecroft. If you have any safeguarding concerns, please make arrangements to speak with one of the schools designated safeguarding leads or the schools safeguarding officer. Appointments can be made through the school office.

Related Policies

Safeguarding Policy

Intimate Care Policy

Positive Handling and Restraint

Paper copies of all policies can be obtained from the school office free-of-charge.

Bradford Safeguarding Board contacts

Allegations Management Contact Details

West Yorkshire procedures

The people you should talk to in school are:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL):

Lisa Morrell

Contact Number:

01274 683128

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Eileen Tolan

Adam Wood

Leanne Towers

Helen Pearson

Contact Number:

01274 683128

Chair of Governing Body

Carlton Midgley

Please contact in writing care of Ryecroft Academy

Key Safeguarding Contacts

Social Care

Tel: 01274 436500

Out of hours team

Tel: 01274 431010

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)


Telephone Number

Suzanne Ellis

01274 434343

Police / Law & Order


Telephone Number

Police Child Abuse and Vulnerable Adults Unit Protecting Vulnerable People Unit

Tel: 101

Prevent team

Tel: 101 ext. 63854

Anti Terrorist hotline




Telephone Number

Children Missing in Education Team

01274 439651

HR team

0191 5945070

Other Contacts


Telephone Number

NSPCC Whistleblowing Helpline

Helpline:0808 800 5000