Maritime Academy Trust

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

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Safeguarding TEAM

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children and adults feel respected and valued. We maintain an attitude of ‘it could happen here’ where safeguarding is concerned and promote a culture of openness where children and adults are able to talk and are listened to. To view our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, please visit ‘Policies’.

Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Miss Angela Cartwright 
Head of School  


 Mrs Julie Bailey Deputy Headteacher

Deputy DSL

Mrs Debra Joyce
Executive Headteacher

Deputy DSL

Mr 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.

Contact details:

  • Greenwich Children's Social Care - Emergency Duty Team (out of office hours only): 020 8854 8888Referral team: 020 8921 3172
  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO): 020 8921 3930              
  • Whistleblowing - The council's 24 hour Confidential Reporting Line can be reached on the free phone number - 0800 169 6975
  • NSPCC - 0800 028 0285

Further information can be found in the links below:

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Greenwich Safeguarding Children Partnership Website


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

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Keeping Children Safe in Education - Translations (LGfL)

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

Operation encompass