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Safeguarding Information

Riverhead Infants' School is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students, staff and visitors.


Our designated safeguarding lead is Ms Sandra Bradley, Head Teacher, and the deputy designated safeguarding lead is Mrs Bligh, Deputy Head Teacher.




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 Mrs Claire Terry, Chair of Govenors, chair@riverhead.kent.sch.uk.


Other useful contact numbers are:-


Local Authority Designated Officers - 03000 410 888, kentchildrenslado@kent.gov.uk

Lorrisa Webber, Hollie Priestley, Marie Jackson, James Borland.


Emergency Out of Hours - 03000 419191 central.duty@kent.gov.uk


Prevent - 0207 340 7264


NSPCC Reporting Line - 0808 800 5000


NSPCC Whistleblowing Line - 0800 028 0285


Area Safeguarding Advisor - 03000 412445/07740 183798 robin.brivo@kent.gov.uk

Robin Brivo


Safeguarding Admin Support - 0300 412445 - Rachel Unsworth.


Our Child Protection policies can be found in the Governor's Section of this web site.


Parent Volunteers


Parent volunteers are required to have a full DBS check.  Please contact the school office for more information, office@riverhead.kent.sch.uk.


Before volunteering all  helpers will attend safeguarding training with one of the designated safeguarding leads.


Outside Organisations


We work with outside organisations and agencies to enhance our safeguarding procedures, such as Kent Police Operation Encompass and the NSPCC.