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Plaistow Primary School

Safeguarding at Plaistow

At Plaistow, we place the safeguarding of our children at the heart of all we do. We ensure that our children are happy, safe and looked after so that they can achieve their full potential. 

If you are concerned about a child, please ring the school on 0208 548 5620.

If the school is closed and you are concerned about a child, contact the Newham MASH team on 0203 373 4600.

If you need support and guidance regarding domestic abuse please contact the Newham Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Service on 0808 196 1482

If you or your child are in immediate danger call 999.

Plaistow Primary School and Children's Centre Safeguarding and Inclusion Team:

Designated Safeguard Lead: Dean Benoit, Head Teacher

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Rosie Chapleo, Deputy Head Teacher

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Andrew Beech, Assistant Head Teacher

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Priya Pankhania, Assistant Head Teacher

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Rukhsana Bibi, Children's Centre Manager

Safeguarding Team: Mili Ricon Mosquera, Sabine Pole and Jane Brown

Safeguarding Link Governors: Racheal Dzumbira and Sue Giddens 


Safeguarding Policy - Plaistow Primary School

Keeping Children Safe in Education, DfE 2022

Well-Being Policy - Plaistow Primary School


Plaistow Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and complies with the Local Authority School Safeguarding arrangements which encompass ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ September 2022 and all subsequent guidance issued by the DFE.

At Plaistow Primary School, staff and Governors ensure that all aspects of school life are fair and safe for pupils, staff, parents, carers and all our visitors. 

We are committed to multi-agency working in order to ensure that every child is able to fulfil their potential by overcoming barriers to learning.

Policies and procedures are in place and apply to all staff, Governors and volunteers working in school and are designed to achieve a fair, safe and collaborative environment.

Plaistow Primary School is engaged with Operation Encompass, a partnership with the Metropolitan Police.

Safeguarding Advice for Children

Safeguarding Advice for Parents