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 commitment.

Should you have any safeguarding concerns about your family’s wellbeing or the safety or welfare of another child at our school please phone us. We are here to help without judgement, whenever and whatever is needed. If we can not help directly we can find someone who can. Email or contact 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, Michelle Noden


If you have concerns outside school hours you may also phone:

Integrated Front Door on 03000 411111 or the Police on 999

(outside office hours 03000 419191)


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 underlined links for more information:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage 2023

Protection of children online is part of our safeguarding responsibility and guidance is within our Child Protection Policy. The children receive ongoing lessons on how to make the most of the internet whilst protecting themselves online both within school and at home. We encourage parents to use the many links on the school website to make themselves aware of risks and how to protect their children and the wider family. Please click the link below to find out more:

Online Safety at Home Resources

Our safeguarding approach is detailed through many policies including:

Child Protection Policy

Behaviour for Learning Policy

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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