Safeguarding Team

At Little Lever School safeguarding is the responsibility of everybody. However, we have a dedicated team to lead our safeguarding strategy and support our students and families.

Our Team

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr S. Reynolds

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs S. Leigh

Each year group is further supported with a dedicated Learning Leader and our wider pastoral team that can be found in the staff section of our year group.

When recruiting any member of staff, we adhere to the guidance laid down in Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).

All adults who work directly with children on our site are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

All visitors are supervised when on site.


Contact details for our Safeguarding Team


Telephone: 01204 333300 and ask for a member of the Safeguarding Team

If you require 24 hour emergency support for a safeguarding incident then please contact the following

Bolton Integrated Front Door – Out of Office Hours
01204 337777

Bury Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub – Out of Hours
0161 253 6606

If you are concerned a child is in immediate danger you should phone 999


Safeguarding Specialist Experts

At Little Lever School we have designated specialists for certain sectors of Safeguarding.

Please see our team members below.

Mr Gidman-Knowles – Safeguarding Specialist for Criminal Child Exploitation and County Lines

Mrs Kowalski – Safeguarding Specialist for Child Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

Mrs May – Safeguarding Specialist for Mental Health

Mrs Wilson – Safeguarding Specialist for Domestic Violence

Mrs Guerry – Safeguarding Specialist for Substance Misuse