Safeguarding Team & External Services

If you believe that a child or young person is at IMMEDIATE risk, you should treat this as an emergency and call 999 to report your concerns to the Police.

Our Safeguarding Team

  • SCWA Designated Safeguard Lead (DSL): Mr J Spark
  • Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead Ashdown School: Mr A Farr
  • Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead Delamere School: Mr S Flower
  • Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead Sherwood School: Mr S Smith
  • Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead Arden School: Ms E Collier
  • Deputy Designated Safeguard Leads Dean School: Mrs E Bartlett
  • Safeguarding Governor: Professor L Drew

The safeguarding team are available during school hours, 8.00am-3.00pm Monday to Friday during term time, they can be contacted on or 02088507678.

The MASH is based at:

1st Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

Consultation line (for professionals only): 020 8921 2267 (click here for more information on MASH consultation line)

Telephone number for referrals: 020 8921 3172

Referrals or other communications via secure e-mail: or faxed to 020 8921 3180.

The MASH is operational during office hours:

Monday – Thursday:  9.00am-5.30pm

Friday: 9.00am-4.30pm

Referrals outside office hours are handled by the Out of Hours Social Worker who can be contacted on 020 8854 8888.