If you have any concerns, no matter how small they may seem, about the safety or welfare of a child, please contact our school's Designated Safeguarding Lead - Miss Helen Funnell, Deputy Head.
Helen's contact details - Telephone number: 020 8399 3341 or Email: email@example.com
If Helen is not available, please ask to speak to one of the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads, also contactable using the details above:
Mrs Claire Barwell, (Headteacher)
Mrs Jessica Banks
Mrs Jennie Mason
PREVENT is one of the four elements of CONTEST, the government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The Home Office works with local authorities and a wide range of government departments, and community organisations to deliver the Prevent Strategy.
The Prevent Strategy:
It can be hard to know what to do if you’re worried someone close is expressing extreme views or hatred, which could lead to them harming themselves or others.
Working with other organisations, the police protect vulnerable people from being exploited by extremists through the Home Office programme, Prevent.
Act early and tell us your concerns in confidence. You won’t be wasting our time and you won’t ruin lives, but you might save them. Visit the Act Early website to find out more information.
Local Authority Designated Officer
Every local authority has a statutory responsibility to have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) who is responsible for co-ordinating the response to concerns that an adult who works with children, may have caused them or could cause them, harm. In Achieving for Children there is a LADO service which provides this role and support, across Richmond and Kingston.
The LADO’s key role is to:
For more information on the LADO service, click here