Maritime Academy Trust

Maritime is a charitable education trust with schools across London and the South East.

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Our Safeguarding Team

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare, both physical and emotional, of every pupil both inside and outside of the school premises. We implement a whole-school preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the well-being of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken. To view our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, please visit ‘Policies’. 

Designated Safeguarding Leads


Cara Took

Head of School

Designated Safeguarding Lead


Debra Joyce

Executive Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hayley Redmond

Deputy Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Marcel Penarroja

Assistant Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Amy Eccles

Maritime Trust CPD Lead

Safeguarding Lead 

Matthew Bulpitt

Maritime Trust Deputy CEO

Safeguarding Lead 


 If you have any concerns about the safety of a child, please report your concern to one of the Designated Safeguarding Leads via:

020 8858 0394 or

 Advice for Parents and Carers - Anti-Bullying

Additional Contact details:

Greenwich Children's Social Care

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Whistleblowing - The council's 24 hour Confidential Reporting Line can be reached on the free phone number - 0800 169 6975

NSPCC - 0800 028 0285

Our Trust Whistleblowing Policy can be found here.

Further information can be found on the Greenwich Safeguarding Children Partnership Website

Further resources:

Greenwich Children's Services 


National Online Safety  



Please click on the links below to view the current DfE policies linked to Safeguarding:

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Working Together to Safeguard Children 

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused

Information Sharing

Prevent Duty

Female Genital Mutilation: multi-agency practice guideline, Home Office and DfE

Children Missing Education, DfE Statutory Guidance

CSE Definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation DfE

Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges

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