Safeguarding Statement SMFR

 St Mary’s Farnham Royal CE Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

We are committed to inspiring, challenging and safeguarding our pupils, enabling them to become:

  • Successful learners, who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve.
  • Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.
  • Responsible citizens who will make a positive contribution, both socially and economically, to society.

This is best achieved when we all work Together Towards Success

The designated safeguarding lead for SMFR is Mrs Vania Eaglen (Headteacher)

The other designated safeguarding leads for SMFR are:

  • Mrs Sally Ward (Deputy Headteacher)
  • Mr James Farmer (Pastoral Support Leader)

The designated governor for safeguarding is Mr Randall (Chair of Governors)

The designated lead for looked after children is Mrs Vania Eaglen (Headteacher)

All adults who work in school have a responsibility to read and understand all safeguarding policies.

All adults ahere to the DfE guidance: Keeping Children Safe in Education - Sept 2018


It should be read alongside statutory guidance Working together to safeguard children and departmental advice What to do if you are worried a child is being abused - advice for practitioners.

 Schools have a duty to safeguard children from radicalisation and extremism. This is referred to as Prevent. More information is available on a dedicated section of the school website –

 All adults at SMFR are made aware of the NSPCC Whistleblowing Advice Line on 0800 028 0285. This anonymous, free of charge service provides support to employees wishing to raise concerns about how their organisation has handled a child protection concern


Safeguarding Policy