‘is the action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.... it is everyone’s responsibility.....Everyone who comes into contact with children has a role to play.’
‘Is part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer significant harm.’
Safeguarding at STFS:
At Sir Thomas Fremantle School, there is a team of Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL), overseen by Mrs Fiona Ell, the Deputy DSL is Mr Mat Payne.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for ANY concern that you may have during school hours
Out of school hours please contact MASH (see below)
Mobile: 07519 854692
Whilst the information you have may not require a Child Protection referral to the MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub), it will help your DSLs to make an informed decision about the risk of harm to the child(ren) and how to move forward in order to best protect them.
Multi-Agency Referral Hub (MASH)
Concerns about a staff member
If your concern is about a staff member or volunteer, you should report this to the Headmaster immediately. The Headmaster will inform the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO).
tel: 01296 382070
tel: 01908 254300
If you need support on mental health please go to our Mental Health & Wellbeing page here