Keeping children safe at Blackawton Primary School


Blackawton Primary School recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children under Section 175 of the 2002 Education Act and under the Children Act 2004 and the DfE guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children 2016.

This includes checking the suitability of all staff and volunteers; ensuring that we have effective procedures for identifying and managing all issues likely to cause significant harm to children; ensuring a safe environment in which our pupils can learn and development; enabling our pupils to acquire the relevant knowledge and information; and working with other agencies as appropriate.

We take safeguarding seriously. Contacts for Blackawton School are:

Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead: Rachel Burris, Head of School​

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: ​Charlotte Buckle, Teacher

Contact us on 01803 712363 or

If you have an urgent safeguarding concern contact MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 0345 155 1071 or email: