Ightham Primary School Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs)

Mr Sherhod, Miss Avery, Mrs Johnson and Mrs Adams are the DSLs at Ightham Primary School. Mr Sherhod takes overall responsibility for Safeguarding at the School.

The governor responsible for Safeguarding at Ightham Primary School is Mrs M Pickering.

Safeguarding Concerns

Please email safeguarding@ightham.kent.sch.uk if you have any non-urgent safeguarding concerns or anything you need to let us know.

If you have immediate safeguarding concerns, you should contact:

Front Door 03000 411111

Front Door (out of hours) 03000 419191

or the Police.

NSPCC National Whistleblowing Helpline

The Whistleblowing Advice Line offers free advice and support to professionals with concerns about how child protection issues are being handled in their own or another organisation.

Tel: 0800 028 0285

Safeguarding Policies

You can download the Ightham Primary School Child Protection Policy on our Statutory Policies page which you can access at: