Safeguarding at Seaton Sluice First School
Seaton Sluice First School fully recognises its responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Our core safeguarding principles are

  • the school’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children is of paramount importance
  • to maintain an attitude of “it could happen here”
  • safer children make more successful learners

  In support of our school values statement, we want all pupils to:

“Believe and Achieve, Safe and Secure, Care and Share, Enjoy Together”

 The Designated Safeguarding Lead Teachers are:

Amanda Bennett (Headteacher) email: amanda.bennett@seatonsluicefirst.co.uk

Katie Walsh (Deputy Headteacher/SENDCO email: katie.walsh@seatonsluicefirst.co.uk

 The Deputy Safeguarding Lead Teachers are:

Natalie Saleh (Early Years Lead Teacher) email: natalie.saleh@seatonsluicefirst.co.uk

Nikki Chivers (Key Stage 2 and Transition Lead Teacher) email: nikki.chivers@seatonsluicefirst.co.uk 

 All Northumberland schools work closely with Northumbria Police as part of 'Operation Encompass' and 'Operation Endeavour'. Operation Encompass ensures that schools have timely information about all police attended incident involving domestic abuse. Operation Endeavour is a joint operation between Childrens' Services and Northumbria Police to safeguard children and young people at risk of harm of going missing. 

Should you have any safeguarding concerns, any of the staff listed above can be contacted.

 Alternatively, Onecall is the Northumberland Single Point of Access. If you have a concern about an adult, child or young person who lives in Northumberland, Onecall is the number to ring. Onecall brings together adult social care and healthcare staff from Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust with Northumberland County Council staff from children's services, and partners in Northumbria Police and North East Ambulance Service. 

It aims to help keep vulnerable people safe and well 24-7 by providing help at the earliest opportunity before the situation becomes more serious.

For more information visit:


or telephone 01670 536400