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We have three designated safeguarding leaders at Sissinghurst VA Church of England Primary School.

Please ask to speak to one of us if you have any concerns regarding the safety or wellbeing of any pupil.

Designated Safeguarding Leaders:

Mrs Desai

Mrs Ridgeway

Mrs Wolfe

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Safeguarding: Feature

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and child protection, we fully support the government's Prevent Strategy, and take guidance from Teaching Approaches to help build resilience to extremism.

The Prevent strategy is a government strategy designed to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. It:

Click here for information and advice on Child Sexual Expolitation or Female Genital Mutilation.

Government Prevent Strategy
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Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL)

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Mrs Desai

Acting Headteacher

Safeguard Lead


Mrs Ridgway

Family Liaison Officer

Deputy Safeguard Lead


Mrs A Wolfe


(Deputy Safeguard Lead)

Safeguarding: Staff

Safeguard Reporting

Who to Contact

Mrs Desai - Acting Headteacher

for questions or important issues, email or phone the school office on 01580 713 895


for urgent issues when you cannot contact the headteacher.

Email -

Concerned about a child - 03000 4111 11 

Out of hours 03000419191

Concerned about an adult - 03000 41 61 61

Out of Office Hours

If you need to contact someone outside of normal office hours, for example during the night, call 03000 41 91 91.

If you think someone is in immediate danger, the best thing to do is call 999 for the emergency services.

Safeguarding: Services
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