At St Mary’s we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.

If you have a safeguarding concern about a child, please speak to our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Ali Benson in the first instance or any of our Deputy DSL’s (DDSL) by calling the school number or emailing

Alternatively, if you are concerned about a child in East Sussex, please call the Single Point of Advice (SPOA) on 01323 464222


Our safeguarding team are:  

AB photoAli Benson-Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) 

DSC06289 (2)Anandi Dimon-Deputy DSL

DSC06312 (2)Steve Sarsons-Deputy DSL

DSC06316 (2)Paul Murphy-Deputy DSL


Online safety

Children at St Mary’s School use the Internet on a regular basis as part of their learning. In school, we have regular 'e-safety' activities to remind children of the importance of keeping themselves safe online.

Online safety resources  


Page Downloads Date  
Let's talk about life online 28th Jun 2022 Download
Parents and Carers resource sheet 28th Jun 2022 Download
Family agreement 28th Jun 2022 Download