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At Upton Infant School, the safety and well being of our children and their families is our priority. One of our key aims is for children to be confident, happy and healthy. We work in partnership to ensure these principles are at the heart of everything we do.


This page contains key information about safeguarding procedures at Upton Infant School.

Key Staff


Nadine Dawson

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Prevent (Extremism and Radicalisation) Lead

Designated Looked After Child Teacher

Duncan Churchill


Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Karen Marsh

Safeguarding Governor

Daryl Earl

Anti Bullying Champion



If you have any concerns about the safety or well being of a child, please speak to a member of staff in confidence.


If you think a child is at risk of significant harm, please contact the MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 01202 228866 or email MASH@dorsetcc.gcsx.gov.uk.


If you have a safeguarding concern regarding a member of staff or volunteer at Upton Infant School, please speak to the headteacher in confidence.


If you have a safeguarding concern regarding the headteacher, please speak to the safeguarding governor, Karen Marsh, or the Local Authority Designated Officer on 01305 221122.

Useful Links


Dorset Safeguarding Board

Dorset Young Carers

e-Safety Information

Emotional Well Being

Citizens Advice

Domestic Violence