Safeguarding Information

Important Contact Details

You can report a concern to the school or contact one of the following



Safeguarding Lead – Cathryn Fyfe Mobile numbers available from the school office
Deputy Safeguarding Leads – Emlyn Humphries and Nikki Savage (EYFS)
Children and Families Operations Hub

(Essex County Council)


For immediate concerns & the consultation line.

0345 603 7627

Essex House, 200 the Crescent, Colchester Business park, Colchester, CO4 9YQ


If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed or neglected or is at risk of this you should complete a Family Operations Request for Services (FORS) form and email it securely to

Essex Social Care:

Out of hours number


Telephone: 0345 606 1212


Where a situation is urgent and cannot wait until the next working day:

Monday to Thursday 5.30pm – 9am

Friday and bank holidays 4.30pm – 9am

Essex Police

Child Protection Team


How to contact the Triage Team

(Child or Adult)


101 – not for emergencies

01245 491491 ext. 54207

If there is an immediate threat to life or safety, Essex Police should be contacted on 999.

Urgent response to a referral is required – no immediate threat to life or safety:

Between the hours of 08:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday – Contact the Triage Team directly by telephone: 101, ext. 180022 or 180043.

Outside of the above hours – Contact the relevant Geographical Child Abuse Investigation Team (CAIT) via the Essex Police Force Control room.

Non-Urgent response to a referral required – It is requested that the referral be in writing.

Email the Triage Team at

Clare Martinez, Chelmsford CYP Maldon &Chelmsford

Andy Holmes, Braintree      CYP Braintree & Uttlesford

Gemma Sunderland, Harlow      CYP Harlow

Hertfordshire Children, Schools & Families (including out of hours)

Targeted Advice Service

0300 123 4043
Hertfordshire Police

Child Abuse Investigation Unit


01707 354000

NSPCC Helpline for concerned adults 0808 800 5000
Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) PO Box 133, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7UQ. Telephone 0845 120 4550.


LADO 03330 139 797
Domestic Violence
FGM Government helpline 0800 028 3550
Children Missing Education (CMESO)



Telephone: 0845 603 7627

Post: Children Missing from Education Schools, Children and Families Directorate Education Welfare Service E2, Core 4, County Hall, Chelmsford CM1 1QH

Missing Children and Child Employment Services Julie Weddell, County Manager, Education

Telephone: 033301 31089


Anti – terrorism Hotline 0800 789 321
Prevent Helpline 020 7340 7264

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services (EWMHS) 0300 300 1600

EWMH Information Portal