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St Andrew's CofE Infant School

‘A happy, balanced and challenging environment’

Child Protection and Safeguarding

St Andrews C of E School


  1. KEY CONTACTS in school/setting





Senior designated safeguarding leads:


Executive Headteacher:


Name: Mrs Marie-Claire Parsons

Contact details: 01908 605515


Mrs M Younger

01908 605515


Deputy designated safeguarding lead:

Name: Mrs M Joseph

Contact details: 01908 605515


Designated Online Safety lead:

Name: Mrs R Ayling

Contact details: 01908 605515



Designated PREVENT lead:

Designated CSE lead

Designated FGM lead:

Name: Mrs Marie-Claire Parsons

Contact details: 01908 605515


Designated LAC (Looked After Children) lead:

Name: Mrs J Collier

Contact details: 01908 605515



Chair of governing body:

Name: Mr N Sibbald

Contact details:



Designated governor for safeguarding:

Name: Mrs A Shotten

Contact details: 07812011239



Designated governor for safer recruitment:

Name: Mrs A Peters








Child Protection and Safeguarding Children is everybodies business - be vigilant at all times.

Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Procedures

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From Working Together to Safeguard Children July 2018


Children are clear about what they want from an effective safeguarding system.  These asks from children (Working Together to Safeguard Children July 2018 guide the behaviour of our practitioners. 
•vigilance: to have adults notice when things are troubling them
•understanding and action: to understand what is happening; to be heard andunderstood; and to have that understanding acted upon
•stability: to be able to develop an ongoing stable relationship of trust with those helping them
•respect: to be treatedwith the expectation that they are competent rather than not
•information and engagement: to be informed about and involved in procedures, decisions, concerns and plans
•explanation: to be informed of the outcome of assessments and decisions and reasons when their views have not met with a positive response
•support: to be provided with support in their own right as well as a member of their family
•advocacy: to be provided with advocacy to assist them in putting forward their views
•protection: to be protected against all forms of abuse and discrimination and the right to special protection and help if a refugee