Managing Allegations

Managing Allegations

Managing Allegations


When a school 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.


The headteacher or another member of school management must contact the Duty Safeguarding Coordinators (01274 435600) and must not attempt to carry out any investigation before receiving advice; this includes historic as well as current allegations.


Please complete the LADO referral form which can be found here and email it to


If you need advice on a referral or are unsure if it meets the above 3 criteria then please contact Suzanne Ellis Lead Officer Education Safeguarding Team on 01274 437043 or email


Further information on Allegations Management and Safer Recruitment can be found on the Bradford Safeguarding Children Board webiste here

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