Child Protection Statement:
Here at CMPS we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils.
We endeavour to provide a safe welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.
We are alert to signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection.
Combe Martin School and SWSF’s Safeguarding Team
Designated Safeguarding Lead CMPS School: Mr Damian Railston – Head Teacher
The Designated DEPUTY Safeguarding Lead is Mr Ben Hookes
Safeguarding Lead Tiddlers Nursery:
Mrs Anna Woolmington (Please note that Mrs Woolmington is currently Level 2 trained and at present serves as a contact for the DSL and DDSL)
Our Designated Local School Committee Member for Safeguarding is Mrs Laura Lethaby
The Designated Director for Alumnis Multi Academy Trust Safeguarding is Mr Gary Matthews
Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies can be found on our Website
Worried about a child’s safety?
If you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon and want to speak to someone contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and give as much information as you can.
If a child is at immediate risk contact the police on 999.
The following organisations can also offer advice and information if you are concerned about a child:
Devon Children and Families Partnership
NSPCC – Help and advice
REACH – is a specialist service in Devon which supports young people up to 17 years old, who either run away or who may be at risk of, or experiencing child sexual exploitation (CSE)
Children and young people
If you are worried about your own safety or that of a friend call 0345 155 1071.