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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 and Anti Bullying Champion

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Dawn White

Safeguarding Governor

Sinead Elliott

Early Help and SupportTeacher

Katie Rudd

Pastoral Support/ELSA/Happiness Club/Trauma Informed



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 

DORSET CHAD (Children's Advice and Duty Service) 01305 838125


Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch Children's Services 01202 123334.


Out of Hours Service 01202 738256


Alternatively use the NSPCC helpline 0808 8005000 or even contact the police using 999.


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 governors Dawn Goodwin or Ruth Davies at Hamwic Education Trust alternatively the Local Authority Designated Officer, John Edwards on 01305 221122.

For all Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies please use link below

Useful Links

For Domestic Violence support follow the link below:



If you are concerned about sexual abuse or grooming online please click here.


Dorset Safeguarding Board

Dorset Young Carers

e-Safety Information

Emotional Well Being

Citizens Advice

Domestic Violence

 More information about Prevent and Radicalisation