West Monkton Safeguarding Team

Mrs Louisa Blackmore

Designated Safeguarding Lead


Mrs Blackmore is the school's safeguarding lead.

Ms Gemma Maxwell

School Deputy DSL/Nursery DSL


Gemma is the Nursery manager and acts as the DSL for the nursery and deputy DSL for the school. In absence of Mrs Blackmore, Gemma should be the next point of contact.

Mr James Blackmore

Headteacher (Competent Person)

Mr Blackmore is the school's competent safeguarding person in absence of Mrs Blackmore and Gemma Maxwell.

Miss Abbie Paling

EYFS Lead/Deputy DSL for Nursery

Miss Paling is the school's EYFS but acts as the Deputy DSL for the Nursery.