We take the safeguarding of our children very seriously.  It is the responsibility of all adults (inside and outside of the school setting) to report any concerns they may have over children's welfare.  Guidlines, information and contact details are below.

Devon Moors Federation Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and Procedures


Safeguarding - Covid19

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Child Sexual Exploitation

Devon Safeguarding Children Board

Passive Intervention and Prevention Strategies

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  DBS disclosures are required for all staff and regular volunteers.

Safeguarding Quick Reference for School Staff, Volunteers and Visitors.

If you have any concerns please talk to any of our Designated Senior Leads for safeguarding for the Devon Moors Federation:

Steve Mellor -  Executive Head 

Rachel Worrall -  Pre school leader

Wendy Evans -  Head of School at Chittlehampton

Martin Marriott -  Head of School at Spreyton

Alison Mackey -  Head of School at Copplestone

Mike Wright -  Head of School at Filleigh

Patrick Germscheid - Head of School at Shute

Lee White - Head of School at Kilmington

Multi- Agency Safeguarding Hub ( MASH)

If you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon and want to speak to someone contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1070 or email mashsecure@devon.gcsx.gov.uk and give as much information as you can.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, this applies in real life but also online. Online safety is a key part of the Computing national curriculum and Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE). Working with pupils and parents, we are looking to provide children with the ability to make good choices online and to promote positive and safe behaviour.

Online Safety is a broad term, covering using the internet for research, communicating with others (text, image and video), playing games, collaborating with others and many other things.

It is difficult to keep up with the latest trends and new technologies and we are pleased to be able to share below some links to websites and documents to help keep children and adults safe and happy online.

Government guidance for parents and carers to keep children safe online

Keeping your child safe when accessing the internet and the world wide web

Safer Internet

NSPCC Keeping children safe

Think you know

For all our policies please visit our Devon Moors Federation website by clicking on the link below.

Devon Moors Federation Policies