Safeguarding at Plaistow
At Plaistow, we place the safeguarding of our children at the heart of all we do. We ensure that out children are happy, safe and looked after so that they can achieve their full potential.
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 2021 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.
These are the key people to ask for help when you need it:
Dean BenoitHead Teacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Andrew BeechAssistant Head Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Priya PankhaniaAssistant Head Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Plaistow Primary School and Children's Centre Safeguarding and Inclusion Team:
Designated Safeguard Lead: Dean Benoit, 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 and Jane Brown
Safeguarding Link Governor: Racheal Dzumbira and Sue Giddens