School Safeguarding Information

The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) has lead responsibility for dealing with all safeguarding issues at our school.

  • The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at Houldsworth Valley is Mr Hunter
  • Alternate DSL – Mrs Tweed, Mrs Hooper, Miss Thompson & Mr Hollicks
  • e-safety Lead – Mr Hunter
  • Prevent Lead - Mr Hunter
  • Safeguarding Governor - Mrs Helen Shield
  • Children in Care Lead - Mr Hunter
  • Children in Care Governor - Mrs Louise Nelson
  • Young Carers Lead - Mrs Hooper


CEOP help children to stay safe online. If someone has behaved inappropriately online a report can be made to CEOP. Follow the link below to make a report. If however you need immediate help telephone 999.

Young Carers

A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol.

To find out more, click on the link below: