St Anselm's Catholic Primary School


The School's Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Hattie Elwes

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are Charlotte Patterson, Sean Dobson and Mary Carter.

Safeguarding processes were audited by an external consultant in September 2017.  The report states that:

'...observations, discussions and scrutiny of documents indicate that policies, practice and procedures are highly effective. Staff are very aware of their responsibilities. They are alert to and report any signs that might indicate a concern.' Mary Geddes


All staff receive regular safeguarding training.  Recent training has included



February 2020 Safeguarding in schools training for all staff


Staff undertook a range of online safeguarding training during the two periods of school closure in 2020 and 2021, including FGM training

February 2021 Safeguarding in Schools training for all staff

Summer 2021 Training for new DSL, and for two of the current DSLs


The school works closely with external agencies such as The Education Welfare Service, Place2Be and Wandsworth  Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).



Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2021-22                  

Anti-Bullying Policy

Online Safety Policy 2021

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021