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Dorking Nursery School  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, families and carers, and expects all parents, carers, staff and users to share this commitment.  

Dorking Nursery School Safeguarding Team:

Donna Harwood-Duffy - Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Joanna Hackett - 3-5s Nursery Lead Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Tracey Robson - 2-3s Nursery Lead, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


There are a number of policies in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our children, families, staff and visitors. To view them visit our Policies page.

We also adhere to the Department for Education Statuatory Guidance regarding the safeguarding of children:-

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Working Together to Safeguard Children

What to do if you are worried about a child

EYFS Statutory Guidance

Data Protection:

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective on 25 May 2018. The GDPR has brought considerable changes to data protection law both in the UK and across the European Economic Area.  Dorking Nursery School and Family Centre is compliant with Data Protection Laws.

If you have any questions related to Safeguarding, Policies or Data Protection, please contact us.