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Matching Green C of E (VC) Primary School


The staff and governors of Matching Green CE Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the children in our care.  

All members of staff and governors receive regular training as well as refresher update sessions throughout the academic year.  

Miss A Wareham is the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Mrs A Swanton is the Deputy Safeguarding Lead.  If you have any safeguarding concerns then please speak to one of the members of staff mentioned above.  


At Matching Green CE Primary School we use the following documents to help guide us in our policies and procedures:

  • Local Authority SET (Southend, Essex & Thurrock) Procedures
  • Local Authority SET PREVENT Policy and Guidance January 2017 
  • Child Protection Policy 
  • What to do if you're Worried a Child is Being Abused - DfE - March 2015
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education - DfE - September 2018
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children - DfE - March 2015
  • The Prevent Duty - DfE - June 2015
  • Guidance for Safer Working Practice for those with Children and Young People in Education - Safer Recruitment Consortium - October 2015
  • Child Sexual Exploitation - DfE- February 2017
  • Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment between Children in Schools and Colleges - DfE - May 2018

Hard copies of the documents listed above can be obtained from the School Office if required.


Keeping children sae in education Sept 2020

Child Protection Policy Sept 2020