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At Marnel Infant School safeguarding is a top priority. All staff and volunteers are trained in safeguarding and safety procedures. Our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) are Mrs Susan Giles-Cox (Headteacher) and Miss Nicci Wheaton (Deputy Headteacher); our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL) are Mrs Katie Sayer,  Miss Terri Egan, Miss Nicola Langdon, Mrs Rebecca Taylor, Miss Ellen Spalding and Mrs Helen Shaw. Our Safeguarding Governors is Mr Paul Burford. The Chair of Governors is Mr Mark Hicks (Governors can be contacted through the School Office). 


We expect all staff, volunteers, parents, carers and the wider school community to share our commitment to keeping our children safe. All visitors to our school are reminded of their safeguarding responsibility and any who do not have recognised, currently valid DBS clearance will be accompanied by a member of staff at all times.


The safety and wellbeing of all the children at Marnel Infant School is of paramount importance and the school has clear and robust procedures in place to ensure that every child and adult is safe. We meet all statutory requirements and regularly monitor safeguarding provision. We expect all staff, volunteers, parents, carers and the wider school community to share our commitment to safeguarding our children. 


If you have any safeguarding concerns we can be contacted on 01256 329521.


We have a number of policies relating to Safeguarding can be found on our Policies pages which can be accessed following this link https://www.marnel-inf.hants.sch.uk/policies/

  • Child Protection Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • RSE Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy


Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility; anyone can contact the NSPCC Helpline whenever they are worried about a child by calling 0808 800 500, email help@nspcc.org.uk, text 88858 or contact online at nspcc.org.uk/helpline. The service is free, available 24/7 and calls can be made anonymously. This service can also be used for general advice and guidance. Link to NSPCC or you can report a concern through the Hampshire Safeguarding Partnership website. If you would like any help then please contact one of the DSL/ DDSLs https://www.hampshirescp.org.uk/report-a-concern/


Guidance for parents and carers on safeguarding children in out-of-school settings