For all school policies related to safeguarding, visit our POLICIES webpage
Our School's Safeguarding Team
- Mr Dale Bateman (Headteacher) - Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
- Miss Gemma Nicholson (Deputy Headteacher) - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
- Mrs Joanne Smart (SENDCo) - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
Essex Safeguarding Children Board (ESCB):
In Essex there are seven organisations who are jointly responsible by law for the partnership arrangements for keeping children safe:
• Essex County Council
• Essex Police
• Five of the seven Clinical Commissioning Groups covering the county of Essex
These are known as the Statutory Partners and they have identified relevant agencies which are legally required to cooperate with local safeguarding arrangements, including Education, Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services (ECVYS), District, City & Borough Councils, Office of Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner, National Probation Service, Community Rehabilitation Company.
ESCBs Effective Support Windscreen
You can find out more about the levels of support using the effective support windscreen, by clicking here.
Watch our windscreen of need video guidance for help deciding which level of support a child or young person needs.
Essex Children's Social Care:
To report a concern about a child, click here
Southend Essex Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board (SETDAB):
Southend, Essex and Thurrock domestic abuse partnership website, providing advice and information on services for those affected by domestic abuse. To visit the website, CLICK HERE