Holy Cross Pre-School Nursery

DSL Safeguarding Lead Nursery/Kids' Club: Miss Zara Osborne

Deputy DSL Nursery: Miss Hannah Blunt

Deputy DSL Kids' Club: Mrs Julie Keeley


OFSTED 0300 123 1231




Birmingham safeguarding children's board

Contact Monday- Friday 9am-5pm 0121 303 1888

Out of hours contact 0121 675 4806




NSPCC 0808 800 5000





Childline. 0800 1111




Useful links

Please find useful contacts listed in alphabetical order below:

Adults Safeguarding
You can get more information about adult abuse and how to report it at the Birmingham Adult Safeguarding Board website



Birmingham City Council
Birmingham Youth Offending Service

Birmingham Crisis
Birmingham Crisis Centre is an independent charity offering refuge to 23 women and their children  fleeing abusive relationships. Trained Staff are available 24 hours a day and can be contacted through our helpline on 0121

Childcare Information Bureau

Children's Social Care Inter-Agency Referral Form
Electronic copy


Children's Services in Birmingham - Guide for Professionals

The Children's Society

Citizens Advice Bureau: Advice Guide

Connexions Birmingham

Directgov - Young people

Domestic Violence


Every Child Matters 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Forced Marriage


HM - Information Sharing Poster
Information Sharing Poster

Home Office
AIR WEAPONS:  A brief guide to safety (click on icon below)

International Child Abduction
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Central Authority for England and Wales
Central Authority for Scotland
Central Authority for Northern Ireland
Identity and Passport Service
Reunite International Child Abduction Service


Supporting Safe & Effective Education In Madrassas



National Missing Persons

Private Fostering
The Children (Private Arrangements For Fostering) Regulations 2005
National Minimum Standards for Private Fostering
Replacement Children Act 1989 Guidance on Private Fostering

Safer Recruitment

Safeguarding Children from Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief
Research and guidance on abuse linked to spirit possession and witchcraft

Save The Children Fund

Self Harm

Serious Case Reviews

  • Ages of concern: learning lessons from serious case reviews (Oct 2011) click here
  • Serious and fatal child maltreatment 2009 - 2010 (Oct 2011) click here
  • A study of recommendations arising from Serious Case Reviews 2009 - 2010 (Sep 2011) click here

Stay Safe

Stop It Now

Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

Sure Start

Youth Offending Service
Birmingham Youth Offending Service

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013 - click here