Guston Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers, parents and children to share this committment.


Should you have any safeguarding concerns about your family’s wellbeing or the safety or welfare of another child at our school we encourage you to phone us. We are here to help without judgement, whenever and whatever is needed. If we can not help directly we can signpost you to partner agencies.

The first step in any problem is to talk, so if you are worried, contact us by email or phone 01304 206847 and ask for:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): Head Teacher Mrs Day

Deputy DSL: Mrs Tee, Mr Wells

Governor with safeguarding responsibility: Michael Brazier


If you have concerns and it is after the school working day has closed you may also phone:

Integrated Front Door on 03000 4111111 or the Police on 999

(outside office hours 03000 419191)


In addition, the school develops its practice and policy in accordance with the principles of the Childrens Act 1989 and 2004 and related guidance, including those below, click on the underlimed links for more information:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 (WTSC)

Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families (2000)

Kent and Medway Safeguarding Children Procedures (Online, adapted 2020)

Early Years and Foundation Stage Framework 2017 (EYFS)


During the Covid-19 outbreak your children were using the internet more to support their learning and occupy their time indoors. We have continued to use a range of online resources to help support families and to give access to catch up learning at home. Please visit the ThinkuKnow site for age specific advice and help with parental controls. Click below:

Online Safety at Home Resources


Our policy pages have details of a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including:

Child Protection Policy

Behaviour for LearningPolicy

Attendance Policy

Management of Allegations against Staff Policy

Acceptable Use Policies

Inclusion Policy

Medical Care Policy

Personal and Intimate Care policy

Safer Recruitment Policy

Health and Safety Policy




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