We are open with a phased return of pupils over the summer term keeping in line with risk assessments based on latest government guidelines.

As always, we are here to support all our families. If you have any queries please contact us on Office@stphilips-chessington.org

Safeguarding

St Philip’s 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 ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures and policies are in place to support pupils and staff at school and follow the guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019. If a pupil or parent has a concern they should contact the school immediately.

COVID-19 SAFEGUARDING UPDATE: please see the Covid-19 annex to our safeguarding policy for details of how we continue to safeguard students through the coronavirus pandemic.

St Philip’s School Covid-19 safeguarding annex

Please see our policy for further details.

Child Protection, Adult Protection and Safeguarding Policy

If anyone is worried that a pupil is being abused or there are safeguarding issues, the senior designated member of staff should be contacted. Alternatively you can contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) at the Local Authority.

As part of safeguarding the students of St Philip’s we will ensure that no political view is promoted. If political views are discussed as part of the school curriculum we will ensure this is a balanced discussion.

Contact details for designated persons are as follows:
Designated Safeguarding Lead (school): Debbie Battle
Tel:  020 8739 1953 or 020 8739 1939
Email: dbattle@stphilips-chessington.org

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (school): Ben Walsh, Headteacher
Tel: 020 8397 2672 or Email: bwalsh@stphilips-chessington.org

Deputy Designated safeguarding Lead (school): Andrew Hill, Deputy Headteacher
Tel: 020 8397 2672 or Email: ahill@stphilips-chessington.org

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

Blog

A birthday surprise!

Having a birthday is such an exciting time especially when it is your 18th. One of our students, Dean, was 18 on Friday and his mum organised a surprise Zoom birthday party with his friends. She got in touch with …

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Our Poetry Competition winner is Ashley!

Thank you to all of the staff and students who entered the poetry competition. There were some excellent entries and Mr Walsh enjoyed reading every one of them. After much deliberation it was decided that Ashley’s poem really captures the …

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A special message from the staff at St Philip’s

We have put together a special video for our students, click here to watch! Look after each other, be kind, stay safe. We look forward to seeing you all soon!  

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Jamie features on the BBC

We were delighted to hear one of our post-16 students, Jamie, is featuring in a BBC video: “Lockdown life: What’s going on behind every door?” BBC News Diplomatic Correspondent Paul Adams delves into the truth of the impact of lockdown …

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