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This page has been created to offer important information for parents/carers regarding issues surrounding Safeguarding & Child Protection.

Information from other sources will be posted, alongside Abbey Primary School’s own policies and procedures, to provide advice and resources to help parents/carers protect their children.

Safeguarding Statement

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Current Spring Safeguarding Newsletter 2023


Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policy can be found above and in the School Policies section on this website.  

Abbey Primary School's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is written with due regard to the Department for Education’s statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Part One of this document provides a useful summary of the comprehensive document above Part One:  Keeping Children Safe in Education. It is a requirement for all school staff to read this section of the document.

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused was a document produced to help practitioners identify child abuse and neglect and take appropriate action in response.


Designated Safeguarding & Child Protection Lead

The Designated Safeguarding & Child Protection Lead for Abbey Primary School is Mrs Stephanie Collings who can be contacted via or 02082540862.

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are Mrs A Stirling-Williams, Mr B Bedforth, Mr I Sandeman, Mrs K Potter and Mrs D Wilson who can be contacted via 02082540862.

The school's safeguarding governor is Mrs S Dutta.


Previous Autumn Safeguarding Newsletter 2022

Previous Spring Safeguarding Newsletter 2022