Gilbertstone Primary SchoolTreat others as you wish to be treated


Welcome toGilbertstone Primary SchoolTreat others as you wish to be treated


Gilbertstone Primary school's first priority is the welfare of our children.

We are committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding the children entrusted to our care at all times.

Mrs Karen O'Reilly - Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Becky Hoo - Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Laura Carrington - Designated Safeguarding Lead


Worried about a child?

Speak to one our DSLs or contact  Children's Advice & Support Service (CASS): 0121 303 1888

or email

Outside of normal office hours call the Emergency Duty Team on  0121 675 4806


If you think a child or young person may be in immediate danger, call 999


The Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found on our policies page. Click the link below.

The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Partnership Parent Toolkit


Parent Toolkit is a list of useful websites offering free advice and support on a range of topics, tailored to parents and carers. Click on the bold word to take you to the linked page.


BeatIf your child has an eating disorder or who you think might have an eating disorder, Beat can help.

Brook: Struggling to talk to your teenager about sex and relationships? Brook offers free and confidential advice via website, telephone, text and email.

Child Accident Prevention Trust: Free child safety advice for parents and carers.

Family Lives: Offers core family support services, working in many different areas and providing tailored support around issues such as bullying, special educational needs, and support for specific communities.

Frank: You probably can’t stop your child from coming into some contact with drugs, but by staying as informed as possible, you can help them make the right choices when they do.

Get Safe Online: Advice for parents and carers on how to take a balanced approach to your children’s online safety.

ICONAdvice and resources for parents and carers on how to cope with a crying baby.

Kooth: A digital mental health and wellbeing company working to provide a welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all.

Mermaids UKMermaids UK provides support for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families.

NSPCCSupport and tips to help you keep your children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

Thinkuknow: Thinkuknow aims to help protect children and young people from the threat of online child sexual abuse and exploitation.

YoungMindsLots of practical advice and tips on supporting your child – from how to encourage your child to open up about their feelings to dealing with mental health services.

We are an Operation Encompass school. We will be alerted to any domestic incident that has happened at the child's home. We will make contact with you to check if there is any support that we can signpost you to or offer your child. Please see the documents below for more information.

The school filtering system will block inappropriate or harmful content. SECURUS software applied to all users and school owned devices will alert the Senior Leadership Team to any potential risk or inappropriate activity so that it can be reviewed and action taken. You can find out more about how parents can keep their children safe online on our e-safety page.