Kate Crawford (Headteacher) is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) with Kristen Walker-Arnott and Ben Willis (Deputy Headteacher) as Deputy DSLs. The whole team has had full and refresher DSL training with Hampshire County Council.
What does a Designated Safeguarding Lead do?
The role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead is specified in the Children's Act which ensures that every organisation had a “named person” responsible for safeguarding children and young people. Prior to that, the role had frequently been known as the Child Protection Officer. The Designated Safeguarding Lead has a responsibility at both a strategic level within the organisation and on a day-to-day basis for the implementation of Safeguarding policies and procedures.
Key Aspects of the Designated Safeguarding Lead role includes:
What should I do if I have any questions or concerns about Safeguarding?
If you have a question or concern relating to safeguarding at Milford-on-Sea Primary school, please raise these with our Safeguarding team. Ring the school on: 01590 642945, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, and one of our Safeguarding team will get back to you as soon as they can.
For more information, please read our Safeguarding policy.