Key Contacts

Education Safeguarding Officer

Jatinder Matharu | Slough Borough Council

01753 875068 / 07714 858213  or


SCST First Contact

01753 875362 and send the electronic multi agency referral form (MARF) to

For out of hours service please call: 01344 786543




If you have a concern about a professionals’ or volunteers’ suitability to work with children or there is an allegation about a member of the workforce, it must be immediately reported to a Designated Safeguarding Lead or Head teacher (within your service) first. If the allegation is about the Head teacher then you can approach the Chair of Governors and then the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) within one working day. The LADO is also available for advice and can be contacted during office hour. Add link LADO

Slough LADO is Nicola Johnstone  / 

LADO Telephone: 01753 474053 / 0788 5828 387                 LADO email:

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) details:

LADO Contact Information for Slough

LADO Referral Form

If you have concerns that a criminal offence has been committed please notify your manager and contact the police straight away.



Thames Valley Police:  Telephone: 101

Early Help – FIRST (Family Information Resource Support Team)

Schools will be able seek advice from FIRST about services available to support pupils in need of additional support and also to refer pupils and families deemed to be at Level 2 to FIRST.

If you want to speak to a member of the FIRST team please call 01753 476 589. To submit a referral, please follow the attached guidance and send it into: