GLF Schools

Safeguarding Children

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a child protection and safeguarding policy which outlines procedures which all members of the school community are expected to follow. This policy is on the school’s website and can be requested from the school office.

We expect that all visitors read our safeguarding leaflet on entry into the school and abide by the guidance it provides.

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 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 Designated Safeguarding Team:

Miss Casey Potter

DSL/Safeguarding and Behaviour Leader/Year 5 Teacher

Mrs Caroline Gibbins

DDSL and Headteacher

Mr David Baker

DDSL and Deputy Headteacher

Miss Jessica Wall

DDSL/Safeguarding Assistant/Year 1 Teacher

Miss Kirsty Seagrove DDSL and Pastoral Lead/Year 2 Teacher
Mrs Debbie Standing DDSL/Inclusion Assistant/Thrive Practitioner


If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child at Springfield Primary School please ask to speak with Miss Croft, Assistant Headteacher and DSL. Alternatively, concerns can be raised via email to:

If you have a concern about a child from Surrey during out of school hours and/or holiday periods, please contact Surrey Children’s Single Point of Access (C-SPA) on: 0300 470 9100.

If your concern/s relate to the actions or behaviour of a member of staff which could suggest that he or she is unsuitable to work with children, then you should report this to the Headteacher in confidence. The Headteacher will then seek advice from the LADO, as appropriate.

If the concern/s relates to the Headteacher, you should report it to the Trust Board member, Gaby O'Meara (go' and People Director, Zoe Turnes ( who will then seek advice from the LADO, as appropriate.

To read the Springfield Primary School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy please click the link to our Policies page.


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