Sir Henry Fermor Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of all children in our care. Working together with a variety of agencies, we ensure the appropriate arrangements are in place to assess, identify needs and support our children and families.
The school's Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Miss Ania Ponitka, and the Deputy DSLs are Mrs Sacha Strand and Ms Emma Bamford.
The school's Safeguarding Governor is Mrs Sharon Green.
Our most recent Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and our Online Safety policy can be found in the ‘policy’ section of our website and has been updated in line with the changes to KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education) 2018.
During school hours, in term time, should you have any concerns about the health, well-being or safety of any child attending the school, please do not hesitate to contact any of the aforementioned staff on 01892 652405 or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), marked ‘DSL Confidential’. For urgent and confidential matters, you may call the DSL directly on 07707 921126.
These same officers will provide support, advice and/or signposting in relation to any online safety concerns including any allegations of cyber-bullying.
The following links will take you to websites designed to give guidance to help parents to keep children safe online at home.