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Silchester CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school. All concerns are passed through the members of staff who are trained as "Designated Safeguarding Leads" in school in accoradance with our Child Protection Policy.

Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Glen Golding & Rachel Moir

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Louise Webb & Lina Ouazzani

Named Governor for Safeguarding: Sally Raeside

If you have any serious concerns about your child or any other pupil at Silchester CE Primary, please do not hesitate to contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead who knows who to contact for the best advice and help and is experienced in using the appropriate degree of confidentiality.

Resources from the NSPCC’s Speak out. Stay safe. Online programme

Activities for children at home

Keep busy while learning about staying safe and speaking out with our at-home activities for primary school children. These are hosted on the NSPCC website www.nspcc.org.uk/activities.  


Online safety hub

You may also like to visit the NSPCC Online Safety Hub where you will find advice and information on a range of different online safety topics including gaming, social media, sharing nudes, parental controls and more.

You will also find online safety information for families of children with additional needs and disabilities. We have worked with Ambitious about Autism and parents and carers who have children with additional needs and disabilities to create activities to help talk about online safety which you can find at www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/online-safety-families-children-with-send.


Childline Under 12’s Website

Childline also have a website with age appropriate advice for primary school children on topics such as bullying.  It also has games and other interactive tools. Your child can visit it at www.childline.org.uk/kids.

The Childline website has an accessibility tool too, you can find out about it by clicking on the accessibility link in the Get Support menu. Children can use it to:

  • Read the website out to them
  • Change the text size and font
  • Change webpages to just text only
  • Add a mask or ruler to help them focus on just part of the page
  • Magnify parts of the webpage
  • Translate the website in to over 120 languages


Talking PANTS with your children

Talk PANTS is a simple conversation to help keep children safe from sexual abuse. From P through to S, each letter of PANTS provides a simple but important message that can help keep children safe. You can find out more and download the free resources at www.nspcc.org.uk/pants.

Penguin and Ladybird have partnered with the NSPCC to create a Pantosaurus book aimed at children aged 4 - 8. You can find copies of the new book on sale at https://shop.nspcc.org.uk/ or in Matalan’s selected stores. All profits from the sale of this book will support the NSPCC

Are you concerned about the safety or welfare of a child?

Do you work in the community?

You don’t need to know everything about the child before contacting chldren’s services.  If you are concerned about the welfare of a child, it is important theta you talk to someone about this.


Contact children’s services on

0300 555 1384

If your job involves entering and working in people’s homes and something concerns you about a child, contact children’s services.




Contact children’s services on 0300 555 1384


The following websites have information to keep your child safe online.







www.commonsensemedia.org - parents guide to fortnite

http://nspcc.org.uk - parents guide to minecraft


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