Terling CE Primary School takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in our care. We give high priority to the health and wellbeing of all children, staff and visitors.


Safeguarding Leads

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Meares, Head teacher. Our Designated Deputy Child Protection Office is Ms Bacon (Leylands Class teacher)

Safeguarding leaflet

Safeguarding Children Leaflet 2023

Guidance for adult visitors volunteering or working at Terling CE Primary School 


Keeping Children Safe in Education


Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges (DfE, 2021)

Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills (Ofsted, 2021)


Parent guide to Prevent



 PREVENT Safeguarding Policy and Guidance produced by Southend, Essex and Thurrock

ACT Early Prevent Radicalisation

National Public Referral Tool for Counter Terrorism Internet Referral


Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors here

CEOP resource - online safety and relationships
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection command (CEOP) has created a new website: The internet, relationships & you for children aged 11-18, which has information on online safety and relationships.   



From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child click here 


Report a concern 

Children’s Social Care – if a child of young person is in immediate danger, call 999. If you’re worried that a child is being abused or neglected, call 0345 6037628/ Out of hours or bank holidays, call the emergency duty team on 0345 606 1212


Family Hubs 

Essex Family and Wellbeing Service


Essex Safeguarding Children Board


The ESCB website has links to some useful resources from the Child Accident Prevention Trust, The RNLI Respect the Water Campaign and The Royal Lifesaving Society. 


Online safety

Further information about online safety can be found on our website under the eSafety tab

Remove a nude image shared online

Child Protection Policy 

Child Protection policy for schools and settings - September 2023