Safeguarding and Online Safety
The responsibility to promote the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils both in our school and in the wider community is taken extremely seriously by the Trustees, Governors and all members of staff at St Martin's.
The school has 3 Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) who have overall responsibility for child protection. Our DSLs are: Helen Thompson (Headteacher), Jacky Cador (Assistant Headteacher and SENCO) and Julie Howarth (Learning Mentor). Our Trust DSL is Anne Siggins.
Our commitment to safeguarding is embedded in the ethos and core values of the school and stretches across all aspects of school life;
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Ensuring the Curriculum;
If you have a concern about the safety of a child then please contact any of the school Designated Safeguarding Leads straight away. During school hours this can be done by phoning 01304 206620. Outside of school hours, any immediate concerns should be referred to the police or Social Services by phoning 03000 41 61 61 or emailing email@example.com
NSPCC - Keeping Children Safe
Report Abuse - If you are not able to speak to the Designated Safeguarding Lead at the school then you can contact Kent Safeguarding Team Directly here