As of September 2015 Bedford Borough Council
will be participating in the RELAY Scheme in partnership with
The RELAY Scheme acts as a school notification service where
incidents of domestic abuse have been reported in the previous 24
hours to Bedfordshire Police from households where children
The RELAY Scheme is coordinated by the Safeguarding Leads within
our schools and is facilitated by the Early Help Service at
Bedford Borough Children’s Services. The Scheme will be implemented
within the majority of schools in Bedford Borough.
If you would like more information about the
Scheme or support that can be offered around Domestic Abuse please
speak with your Early Help Professional.
** STOP PRESS - CALLING ALL SAFEGUARDING LEADS**
A repeat of the RELAY Briefing held at the end of the Summer
Term will be taking place at Borough Hall on 9th September at
3.30pm. If you werent able to make the briefing last term it is
vital a representative from your school attends this session.
Documents relating to the RELAY scheme:
letter to parents
Borough RELAY Agreement
Borough RELAY Information Sharing Agreement