Doucecroft School

Autism Anglia Safeguarding Lead - Rachel Hill, Director Of Adult Services
School Safeguarding Lead - Louise Parkinson, Head Teacher
Governor With Safeguarding Responsibility - David Burrage
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Sam Lawrence, Assistant Head Teacher
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Kuben Reddy, Assistant Head Teacher
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Hayley Kersey, Assistant Head Teacher
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Helen Moore, Care Manager
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Gayle Jones, Wellbeing Lead

For general advice on safeguarding matters, we would recommend the following website:

Essex Safeguarding Children Board

Information specific to Doucecroft is available here:

Keeping Children Safe In Education

Safeguarding Policy

Please click the link below to view a copy of our leaflet giving advice to parents and carers on the subject of E-Safety:

E-Safety Leaflet

Other information which you may find useful -

E-Safety Advice From 'The 2 Johns'

Ofcom 2021 Report Into Internet Use In The UK

NSPCC Guide To Online Safety

NSPCC Advice On Teaching Your Child About Online Safety

NSPCC Guide To Internet Safety For Children With SEND

'Fake News' Factsheet From National Online Safety

National Online Safety App

Updated E-Safety Advice - May 2020

December 2020 - Updated Guidance From 'Think You Know'

For a guide to the parental controls available on YouTube there are numerous articles online such as the one below:

YouTube Parental Controls

We have received the following e-safety factsheet for parents regarding some popular apps -

Fifteen Apps Parents Should Know About

Tik Tok


Also, below is a range of information from the UK Safer Internet Centre which parents may find useful -

Children's Media Use Report

Conversation Starters

Fun Things To Do

Get Involved

Information & Online Resources

Internet Safety Plan

Quick Activities