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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 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.

Safeguarding Policy - Plaistow Primary School

Keeping Children Safe in Education, DfE 2021

Well-Being Policy - Plaistow Primary School


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:

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 

Safeguarding Guidance for Children

Safeguarding Guidance for Parents

Safeguarding Guidance for our School Community