Riverhead Infants' School is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students, staff and visitors.
Our designated safeguarding lead is Mrs Helene Bligh, Acting Head Teacher, and the deputy designated safeguarding lead is Mrs Nightingale, Year Two Lead.
If you have any concerns relating to the wellbeing or safety of a child please speak directly to them.
To raise an allegation or complaint about the safeguarding leads or practices, please contact Ms Tiina Mutru, Chair of Governors, email@example.com.
Other useful contact numbers are:-
Local Authority Designated Officers - 03000 410 888, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency Out of Hours - Integrated Front Door - 03000 41 11 11 or the police.
Prevent - 0207 340 7264
NSPCC Reporting Line - 0808 800 5000
NSPCC Whistleblowing Line - 0800 028 0285
Area Safeguarding Advisor - Anup Kandola - 03000 417865, email@example.com.
Safeguarding Admin Support - 0300 412445 - Rachel Unsworth and Joanne Barnett.
Report Abuse in Education - 0800 136 663 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Child Protection policies can be found in the Governor's Section of this web site.
Parent volunteers are required to have a full DBS check. Please contact the school office for more information, email@example.com.
Before volunteering all helpers will attend safeguarding training with one of the designated safeguarding leads.
We work with outside organisations and agencies to enhance our safeguarding procedures, such as Kent Police Operation Encompass and the NSPCC.