St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary School

Deanwood Drive, Parkwood, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9NP
Tel: 01634 371892
Headteacher: Mrs Louise Prestidge



Safeguarding Statement 

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Parents and carers expect the school to provide a safe, secure and caring environment in which their children can flourish. To meet this expectation, our school implements a wide range of measures and policies, including the school’s Safeguarding & Child Protection policy and Health & Safety policy.

  We ensure that: 

The welfare of the child remains paramount.

All children have the right to be protected from harm.

All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to immediately.

All staff and volunteers working at the school have a responsibility to report concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead member of staff.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead:




Mrs. L Prestidge (Headteacher) 



Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:

 Mrs C Burns (Deputy Headteacher)  Mrs A Liggins (SENCo)
 Our Governor responsible for Safeguarding is:     Mrs K McIntyre