Ninfield C of E Primary School

Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust

Key Information

Designated Safeguarding Lead/Online Safety Lead:

Daniel Getty (Headteacher)

01424 892486


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Rachael Staplehurst (Deputy Headteacher)

Chantelle Bray (SENCo)

Jen Hughes (Class Teacher)

Ellen Kennally (Class Teacher)


If you have a concern about a child or member of our school community, you can speak to our Designated Safeguarding Lead.  Alternatively, any member of the public can make a referral (or self referral) to the Single Point of Advice (SPOA) who can advise on a range of child protection issues.  Their number is 01323  464222.  

Single Point of Advice (SPOA)


Ninfield CEP are part of the East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police OPERATION ENCOMPASS initiative.  The single point of contact for this and our PREVENT Strategy is our Designated Safeguarding Lead.  

This following policies are available:

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Online Safety Policy

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

E-Safety at Ninfield





The Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust and all its Local Governing Bodies take seriously their responsibilities to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; and to work together with to ensure arrangements within our schools identify, assess and support those children and young people who are suffering harm. DCAT expect all staff, employees and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All DCAT schools academies have their own Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, which can be found on the individual school’s website.  All DCAT schools report safeguarding concerns through either MyConcern or CPOMS. Strategic overview and management of safeguarding is led by the Trust Centre staff with reports shared at Trustee level.  


The Trust’s Designated Safeguarding lead is: Mark Talbot, Chief Executive Officer. 

The safeguarding trustee is:  Nick Taunt. 


If you have a query about safeguarding, please contact your school in the first instance or if this is not appropriate, please ring 01273 425001 or email: 


Further Information is available to download at the bottom of this page: 


DCAT Safeguarding Statement of Intent 

Keeping Children Safe in Education (2022) -DfE guidance on safeguarding 


CEOP is a part of the National Crime Agency and is dedicated to tackling the sexual abuse and exploitation of children and young people. CEOP helps children and young people under the age of 18 who have been forced or manipulated into taking part, or are being pressured to take part, in sexual activity both online and offline. The CEOP Safety Centre offers information and advice for children and young people, parents and carers and professionals. You can visit the CEOP Safety Centre and make a report directly to CEOP by clicking the Click CEOP button.