Part of the Glyn Academies Trust


Safeguarding Children at Marden Lodge Primary and Nursery School

Our commitment...

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This means that we have a Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which can be viewed on our website.  All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child’s welfare.  We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with his/her parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.

Our Dedicated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) 

Safeguarding Lead: Malinda Young

Safeguarding Deputies: John Williams, Caroline Bell, Keira Bullman, Emily Kirkpatrick, Tara Copard, Clare Garrett and Nicola Jelly

Safeguarding Governor: Chair of SSB


What to do if you are concerned...

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please record your concern, and any observations or conversation heard, and report to the DSL as soon as possible the same day. Do NOT conduct your own investigation.

If your concerns relate to the actions or behaviour of a member of staff (which could suggest that s/he is unsuitable to work with children) then you should report this to one of the safeguarding leads in confidence. If the concern relates to the Headteacher, you should report it to the Chair of SSB, who will consider what action needs to be taken

You can also contact:

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) 

The LADO Service manages allegations against individuals who work or volunteer with children in Surrey. If you have a concern regarding someone who works with children please contact the LADO on 0300 123 1650* (option 3)or

Surrey Children's SPA (formally MASH)

If you are concerned about the safety of a child, young person or an adult you can contact Children's Services 'Single Point of Access' (CSPA). 

  • Phone: 0300 470 9100
  • Out of hours phone: 01483 517898 
  • Email: emails are dealt with during normal office hours
    • For concerns for a child or young person:
    • For concerns for an adult:
  • Childline 0800 1111
  • NSPCC 0880 800 5000


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