Pupil Safeguarding and Protection


St. Mary’s, Prittlewell, Church of England Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and protection of all children. To achieve this, we closely follow national and local authority guidelines and adhere to all statutory procedures. All concerns for the safeguarding, welfare, health and well-being of pupils are reported to one of our Designated Teachers with Responsibility for Safeguarding and Child Protection.  


In the first instance, contact Ms. M Brewer at Boston Avenue or Mrs. N Cashell at East Street. Please advise a member of the office staff or your child's class teacher who will assist you further.


Boston Avenue

Mrs. K. Phillips - Family Liaison Officer

Miss H. Jones - Assistant Headteacher

Ms. M. Brewer - Principal Deputy

Mrs. A. Lewis - Headteacher


East Street

Mrs. N. Cashell - Principal Deputy

Mrs. M. Hersey - Assistant Headteacher 


It is the school’s responsibility to refer all such concerns to the appropriate authorities or specific services, in accordance with these procedures. The school Governors nominated for Safeguarding are Rev'd P Mackay and Ms. D Weddell.


We require all staff, parents/carers and volunteers to have an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, in order to support us in our work. Please contact the School Office for more details about completing a form.