Safeguarding Policy

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Robertsbridge Community College
This policy was adopted on September 2016
This policy is due for review on September 2017

See policies section or download the Safeguarding Policy 

Key contacts

Role Name
Designated safeguarding lead   Lynne Phillips
Designated safeguarding officer Abbi Skeet
Designated safeguarding teacher  Jackie Wallis
Designated safeguarding teacher  David Kilby
Nominated governor for safeguarding and child protection Kathy Robinson
Chair of governors Karen Marr
Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Amanda Glover
Children’s Social Care – for reporting concerns Duty and Assessment Team East - Hastings and Rother
Children’s Social Care – for reporting concerns Duty and Assessment Team West - Eastbourne, Lewes and Wealden
Children’s Social Care – for reporting concerns  Emergency Duty Service – after hours, weekends and public holidays
Targeted early help services for children with Level 3 needs Family Keywork Central Team


Online Child Protection Training


The following policies and procedures are relevant for the child protection and  safeguarding policy and procedure.  

  • Administration of Medicines Policy
  • Anti-Bullying Policy
  • Attendance Policy
  • Behaviour Policy            
  • Children Missing from Education Policy and Procedures
  • Complaints procedure
  • Drug and Alcohol Education Policy
  • E-safety Policy
  • Equalities Policy
  • Keeping Records of Child Protection and Welfare Concerns: Guidance for     Early Years Settings, Schools and Colleges
  • Health and Safety Policy and other linked policies and risk assessments
  • ICT Acceptable Use Policy
  • Offsite Activities and Educational Visits Policy and risk assessments
  • Pastoral Care Policy
  • Physical Education and Sports Guidance
  • Positive Handling and Physical Intervention Policy and Guidance
  • Premises Inspection Checklist
  • PSHEe Policy
  • Pupil Images Policy
  • Recruitment and Selection Policy and procedures
  • Teachers’ Standards, Department for Education guidance available on     GOV.UK website
  • Sex and Relationship Education Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Policy
  • Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development Policy
  • Staff code of conduct/behaviour policy
  • Work Experience Handbook