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What to do if you have a Safeguarding Concern

What to do if you have a safeguarding concern:


In an emergency:

If you are concerned that a child may be at imminent risk of significant harm, please contact the Police on 999. 


If it is not an emergency, contact a member of staff responsible for safeguarding:

  • Mrs Brenda McCafferty (Headteacher) is the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Miss Amy Simpson (Deputy Headteacher) is a member of the Designated Safeguarding Team
  • Ms Alison Gross ( Inclusion Leader) is a member of the Designated Safeguarding Team


To contact a member of the Designated Safeguarding Team, please call 020 8346 6824


All members of the Safeguarding Team are contactable via:


Outside of school hours, including school holidays


If you have a concern about a child outside of school hours, including during the school holidays, please call  the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):

  • Office Hours: 020 8359 4066 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
  • Out of Hours: 020 8359 2000 (out of hours)
  • Email:


If you have a safeguarding concern about a member of staff working or volunteering in the school, contact the Headteacher - Mrs Brenda McCafferty.


If you have a safeguarding concern about the Headteacher, contact the Chair of Governors - Mrs Laura Pincus.

Or you can contact Mr Rob Wratten, the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO). You can contact Mr Rob Wratten by phone (via Mash) on 020 8359 4066 or by email


Seek Further Advice Where Necessary


If you think abuse or maltreatment is being carried out against someone vulnerable but you are still unsure of what to do, get in touch with a child protection agency using the following numbers:

  • NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • NSPCC Whistleblowing Advice Line: 0800 028 0285
  • Childline (for children): 0800 1111  
  • Parentline: 0808 800 2222 (free confidential advice seven days a week, 24 hours a day).