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Safeguarding

AIM

The aim of St Paul’s to safeguard and promote children’s welfare, safety, health and guidance by fostering an honest, open, caring and supportive climate.

The children’s welfare is of paramount importance.

In order to protect and support children there will be an emphasis on:

  • Prevention through a positive and open atmosphere, teaching and pastoral support to students
  • Protection through following agreed procedures, ensuring staff are appropriately recruited, trained and supported to respond appropriately and sensitively to Child Protection concerns
  • Support for children who may have been abused

The overarching safeguarding message must be to maintain an attitude of “it could happen here”.

Safeguarding Leads

At St Paul's there is a Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL) and a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader (DDSL) who are responsible for ensuring that child protection and safeguarding concerns are handled sensitively, professionally and in ways which support the needs of the child.

DSL

Suzanne Whittick, Head of School

Anthony David, Executive Head Teacher

DDSL

Peachey David, Assistant Head of Inclusion

Debbie Gamble, Senior Leader

If you would like any more information or would like to speak with either the DSL or DDSL, please contact Mrs Crawley in the school office on 020 8959 3412.

 All staff have read and comply with the updates on Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 and the Covid 19 update 2020.  As a UNICEF school it is our duty to ensure that the children in our care are safe both inside and outside of school.