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At Padnell Junior School, we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We provide a safe and welcoming environment where all children are respected and valued. Safeguarding is at the heart of all we do.


We expect staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding determines the actions that we take to keep children safe and protect them from harm in all aspects of their life. 

In our school, our Designated Safeguarding Lead is:

Sarah Luker


Our Deputy Safeguarding Leads are:

Carol Bloy

Jo Jenkinson

Sarah Sherwood-Burnish

Jo Foster


Other safeguarding staff:

Claire Hyslop - DBS checks, single central record, Data Protection Officer

Theresa Boggs - Attendance Officer

Simon Everest - Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC)

Tim Stevenson - Safeguarding Governor

Kat Shaw - Safeguarding Governor


As a parent, if you have a safeguarding concern regarding another child, please contact the school immediately on 023 9225 2752. 


However, if it is out of hours, you can report any concerns you have to Hampshire Children Services:

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, telephone 0300 555 1384

At all other times, contact the out-of-hours service, telephone 0300 555 1373