Keeping children safe is central to all that we do and all that we believe at Constantine Primary School.

Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility.


The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at Constantine Primary School is the person who has been appointed to take lead responsibility for child protection concerns.


The Designated Safeguarding Lead:

  • ensures that safeguarding is at the heart of the school ethos and that all staff are supported in knowing how to recognise and respond to potential concerns.
  • liaise with parents and staff on matters of safety and safeguarding.
  • liaise with other other agencies and make referrals if needed.
  • act as a source of advice, support and expertise for parents and staff.


The Designated Safeguarding Team at Constantine School:


If anyone is concerned about a child, they should contact one of the Safeguarding Team as soon as possible.


Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Caroline Gilbert (Head of School)

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Miss Jodie Bidgood (Year 2 Class Teacher)

Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Emma French (TLAT Safeguarding Lead)

Governor responsible for Safeguarding: Mrs Jude Carroll 

Whistleblowing Governor: Mr Matt Mullaly 


A copy of the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found under – Our School – Policies.

Family Support:

FRANK: Honest information, help, guidance and support about drugs


Child Sexual Exploitation:

Devon and Cornwall Police:

Barnardos: – keeping their promise to protect and keep children safe for over 150 years:

Victim Support: contact us for free and confidential support to help you move beyond the impact of crime.

Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Partnership:

Women’s Aid- if you or a friend need help then call us today:

The Early Help Hub: Working together for parents and professionals