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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 2020. 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

Preparing for animal care

As part of our animal care course, year 11 students have an opportunity to design and put together a vivarium for some of our school reptiles: a bearded dragon, a crested gecko and a leopard gecko. In preparation for this, …

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The ‘Beech Hut’ is open!

Beech Hut is a business enterprise of the post-16 department led by Amanda Skidmore. Students are running a restaurant, enabling them to practise customer service by welcoming customers in the room, taking their order, communicating the information back to the …

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A new minibus!

St Philip’s is delighted to announce that international charity, Toc H, has kindly donated a minibus to the school.  The Ford Transit is a seventeen seater that comes with a very handy roof rack. We plan to put the bus …

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Creating a mentally healthy environment for all

We are pleased to announce that our Student Support team has received the Committed Accreditation from Edupod! Edupod is a project from Innovating Minds, focusing on creating mentally healthy environments in schools for both students and staff. We have now …

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