Reporting allegations against school staff

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) plays an important role in safeguarding children in East Sussex.

Your school's safeguarding lead needs to read the flowchart and guidance from the link below, then contact the LADO as soon as possible to discuss any allegation against a staff member or volunteer.

LADO - managing allegations (LSCB website)

In the case of a very serious or urgent matter, the Police or the Single Point of Advice (SPoA) Team must be contacted in the first instance