Designated Persons

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)(S) Jennifer Blain is the designated person for:-

  1. Safeguarding children – child protection
  2. Behaviour Management
  3. Replacing materials
  4. Health and Safety
  5. Data Protection

Joanna Tribe is Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Complaints procedure (unless the complaint is made against myself (Jennifer Blain)

To put in place and implement policies (in consultation with staff/parents via My Montessori child system.

To put in place all that is necessary for the safe recruitment of staff


The designated person to establish staff training needs and take action to ensure training is

made available. This is established via informal talks, supervision sessions and staff appraisal.


Joanna Tribe

HEALTH AND SAFETY – All staff is individually and collectively responsible for all

aspects of H&S (environment, children, staff and parents) on a day-to-day basis by following

the policies and procedures in place.

CHILDREN’S PROGRESS - The key person in conjunction with the manager is responsible

for the children’s progress. The key person system is in place. However, all staff work with all

children and pass information on to the key person.