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Seven Sisters Primary School - Child Protection Statement


This statement provides an overview of our position and should be read in conjunction with our Child Protection Policy.

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are:
Kate Bowman and Dorothy Pegg

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is:
Emma Murray

The Designated Child Protection Governor is:
Israt Jahan


We will ensure that we will:

  • practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children & young people

  • raise awareness of safeguarding and child protection issues and equip children & young people with the skills needed to keep them safe

  • develop and then implement procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of harm

  • support children and young people who have been subject to, or are at risk of, significant harm in accordance with their child protection plan

  • establish a safe environment in which children and young people can play, learn and develop

  • ensure that all staff and volunteers participate in regular and appropriate training and that they understand their responsibilities in being alert to the signs of abuse and the procedures to follow where abuse is suspected

  • develop effective links with relevant agencies and co-operate as required with their enquiries regarding child protection matters including attendance at case conferences.

  • keep written records of concerns, even where there is no need to refer the matter immediately, ensuring all records are kept securely, separate from the main file, and in locked locations.

Child protection is everyone’s responsibility


Should you at anytime suspect that a child or young person is being subjected to abuse, please speak to a member of staff or contact one of the following:



Telephone number

Haringey MASH Team

Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5pm; Friday 8.45am to 4.45pm

020 8489 4470

Out of office hours, including weekends the Emergency Duty Team

020 8489 0000

Metropolitan police – emergencies


Metropolitan police – child abuse investigation team

020 8345 2246