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HadlowPrimary School

Happiness, Progress, Success




Dear Parents,


Please see and make note of the following important details should you have any safeguarding concerns over the coming weeks.


Our safeguarding team can be contacted via email at if you require support, advice or immediate action to be taken. Members of our safeguarding team are:

Mrs Vanns                    Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Chapman             Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Rule                        Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


For general safeguarding advice, please visit the safeguarding page on our website. This includes online safety advice which will be useful as your children spend more time online.


If you have any urgent safeguarding concerns, please call KCC below:


During the day and in office hours

For concerns about a child:

Call 03000 41 11 11 (text relay 18001 03000 41 11 11) or email


For concerns about an adult:

Call 03000 41 61 61 (text relay 18001 03000 41 61 61) or email


For out of hours support in an emergency call 03000 41 91 91.


If you think someone is in immediate danger, call 999 for the emergency services.


If you are a critical keyworker and your child needs to attend school to allow you to work, please phone the school to book a place.


If you need to contact the school in an out of hours emergency, please use this number:  07484904720


I hope that you and your family remain safe and well over the coming weeks.

Kind regards,


Sharon Vanns,

Safeguarding Statement


Hadlow Primary School recognises the importance of providing an ethos and environment within school that will help children to feel safe, secure and respected; encourage them to talk openly; and enable them to feel confident that they will be listened to. We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.


Everybody who works with our children has a duty to help protect them from abuse. All staff and visitors must know how to recognise possible abuse both within the school and externally. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.


It is the responsibility of all staff, governors, parents, families and pupils to play their essential role in making our school community safe and secure.


Our safeguarding team in school consists of Miss Chapman, Mrs Vanns and Mr Rule. In school, we have safeguarding posters in every classroom and in shared areas that are child-friendly to help children to recognise and respond to the signs of any type of abuse. We also have adult friendly posters and leaflets in our office area so that everybody in the school community is aware of the safeguarding team in place and how concerns are reported and responded to in our school.

Safeguarding Assembly Jan 2018

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Hadlow Primary School

Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0EH