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Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility.  Everyone who comes into contact with children, their families, and carers has a role to play in safeguarding children. 

To ensure we fulfil this responsibility at St Peter’s, all professionals are trained to ensure their approach is child-centred; what is in the best interest of the child at all times.  No single professional can have a full picture of a child’s needs and circumstances. If children and families are to receive the right help at the right time, everyone who comes into contact with them has a role to play in identifying concerns and the sharing of information, on a 'need to know' basis. The safeguarding team will ensure the information is collated and dealt with appropriately. 

The following members of staff have key responsibilities for safeguarding and are trained as Designated Safeguading Leads:

Mrs Anni Matthew – Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs Jose Cox – Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection Prevent Lead

Mrs Nicky O’Connell – Safeguarding Officer


We would like to make you aware of the Government website “Educate Against Hate” ( This website offers practical advice about protecting children from radicalisation and extremism and is based on resources and guidance drawn up by the government and charities including the NSPCC and Childnet.  

The DfE has set up a telephone helpline (0207 340 7264) and an email address ( to enable people to raise concerns directly with the DfE

Key Documents

For information on our school policies please see here.