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If you are concerned about the welfare of any child please discuss this with a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). 

The Designated Safeguarding Leads for Lansdown Park Academy Rush Hill are:

Paul Todd, Headteacher,01225 430009  (

Kate Truscott, Deputy Headteacher, 01225 430009 (

Beccy Wainwright, Assistant Headteacher and SENDCO - 01225 430009 (

Trustee responsible for safeguarding

Margaret Simmons-Bird  - 0117 456 6513 (

If you are unable to talk to a member of staff or a parent/carer you can call one of the numbers below:

  • Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.
  • Outside of office hours - call the social work team (Emergency Duty Team) for help on 01454 615165.
  • If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999.

Useful Links:

BATHNES Safeguarding website:

Please see the attached document below for a Guide to Safeguarding for Children in BATHNES