Bow Community Primary School recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We provide a safe, nurturing and welcoming school environment, where children are valued. We follow rigorous safeguarding procedures and child protection is prioritised. We take the safeguarding of our pupils very seriously. 

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) are:

Headteacher, Mrs Clare Wilmott, Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead

SENDCo, Mrs Alison Gillard, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs. Amy Harvey, Designated Safeguarding Lead.  


If you are worried about the safety of a child in Devon and want to speak to someone, or if you are a child worried about your own safety, please contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email and give as much information as you can.

Meet The Team
  • Mrs Wilmott

    Senior Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • Mrs Gillard

    Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • Mrs Amy Harvey

    Designated Safeguarding Officer

Safeguarding Newsletters
Internet Safety
Here are some websites that can help you to keep your child safe on the internet:
 You can help keep your child safe on the net by following a few simple guidelines - have a look at the advice on this page.
The link below is for the Devon & Torbay Safeguarding Children's' Board page
The link below is to a video created by South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL)
CEOPS - the Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre, have a link to their website
SCOMIS (the company who provide lots of training for the local authority, as well as internet support for schools, have a page called 'Growing Up Digital'. It contains some really up-to-date useful advice for parents, including information on the dangers of certain Apps - including new ones.  Follow the link for further information
The NSPCC provide lots of material and guides to apps and websites that children regularly use.  If you want to know if what your child is accessing is suitable for their age group - have a look on this site
The NSPCC offers a programme that we use in school called the "PANTS" programme; it is used with children from Reception through to Year 6 - you will find some good advice contained within the link below to help your child keep safe on a personal level.
In school, we do lots of work around internet safety, including tablets, mobiles and iPads (e-safety).  Have a look at the video contained within the link below, entitled "I saw your willy" - it is worth watching yourself and sharing with your child, as it demonstrates the dangers of 'sexting'.
For help and guidance on keeping your children safe online, take a look at the information below.