Managing Allegations

Managing Allegations

When a professional has information or a concern which suggests that an adult volunteering, or working with, or on behalf of children, has;


  • Behaved in a way that has harmed, or may have harmed a child

  • Possibly committed a criminal offence against, or related to a child or

  • Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates they may pose a risk of harm to children.

  • Behaved or may have behaved in a way that indicates they may not be suitable to work with children



The Headteacher or another member of school management should contact 01274 435600 and ask to be put through to Duty LADO or the Safeguarding Duty Co-ordinator; if neither are available ask to be put through to Safeguarding Admin.


A LADO Referral Form may then need to be submitted, which can be found on the Bradford Safeguarding Children Partnership's website.


Completed LADO referral forms should be attached as a word document and sent  by email secured via Galaxkey to or 


If you do not have Galaxkey or a secure email please contact the Safeguarding Unit and we will advise how the referral should be sent.

NB the gcsx secure email accounts are no longer in use so please do not send to, or from, gcsx.


Further information on Allegations Management and Safer Recruitment can be found on the Bradford Safeguarding Children Partnership website here (please note the change of website to )


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