Safeguarding Contacts

Useful Contacts when reporting child protection issues:

If you have a concern about a child at our school please send an email to and a member of our safeguarding team will get back to you.

Designated Members of Sackville staff Mr Alex Millican
Mr Paul Street
Mrs Amy Steer
Mrs Dani Flude
01342 410140
West Sussex Local Authority Designated Officer* Miriam Williams
Donna Tomlinson
Vic William

LADO should be contacted either by email: or by phone, LADO Consultation Contact No. 0330 222 6450 (9.00am – 5.00pm)
Headteacher of Sackville School Jo Meloni 01342 410140

*Full guidance is found here: regarding the Designated Officer Service can be found on the West Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSSCP)

Child Protection Referrals

West Sussex
Children’s Access Point: Monday to Friday between 9 am-5 pm: 01403 229900
At all other times, including nights, weekends and bank holidays, contact the ‘out of hours’ emergency team: 0330 222 6664
East Sussex
Duty and Assessment Team – West of county: 01323 747373
Duty and Assessment Team – East of county: 01424 724144
Out of Hours Social Care Service – Children’s services: 01273 335905/6
Brighton & Hove
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
C/O Whitehawk Community Hub and Library
179A Whitehawk Road
Telephone: 01273 290400
Duty and Assessment Team Surrey County Council’s Contact Centre by calling 0300 200 1006.The Contact Centre is open from 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday. If you want to make a referral outside of those office hours, you should contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01483 517898. If it is an emergency, you may need to contact the Police as well.

Contacting the Child Protection Team
 If you need to make a referral, you should phone one of the above numbers:

  • You should state that you are making a child protection referral and will be asked for the name and address of the young person and their address
  • You will then be put through to a duty Social Worker on a childcare helpdesk in the relevant Social and Caring Service office who will take the details if the case
  • Ensure you ask how this will be followed up and ask for progress to be communicated to either yourself or the appropriate school contact.