Early Years

Safeguarding children

Safeguarding children

First Response Team
Telephone:  01296 383962
Out of hours emergency: 0800 999 7677
email:  secure-cypfirstresponse@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Confirm your referral in writing within 24 hours using the Multi Agency Referral Form MARF

Buckinghamshire Threshold Document

Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (BSCP) website

Please note that the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) has been renamed Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (BSCP).  Documents linked from the Buckinghamshire County Council Early Years and BSCP websites which have the old BSCB logo are still valid and will be updated in due course.

If an allegation is made about you, inform the Early Years Designated Senior Manager, Alison Terry by calling 01296-387111, within 24hours, who will advise you further.  Please also make contact with Ofsted 0300 1231231


Contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer)

Telephone: 01296 382070
Email: Secure-LADO@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

If you are worried about making a referral, please consult with your manager or those in your organisation with responsibility for child protection; or speak to a member of the Early Years Service: 01296 387111

If you have concerns, or an allegation is made about your assistant, you must first contact the LADO and then Ofsted. 

Safeguarding information is regularly provided to all early years professionals reflecting current legislation, guidance and good practice. As a provider you have a critical part to play in safeguarding children and young people.

Buckinghamshire Council Early Years and Childcare Updated Safeguarding Guidance

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