At Chatten School we take Safeguarding very seriously. All staff undertake regular training regarding all aspects of child protection, race equality, anti-bullying, anti-radicalisation, child sexual exploitation and FGM.


This is to safeguard all children in order that their experience at school is enjoyable and supports their full development.

Our policies on safeguarding and related topics are shared across the Hope learning community.  

There are currently in development.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead/Head of well-being is: Adam Dean

Our Governor in charge of Safeguarding is: TBA

Our school Nurse is: TBA

Our Child Sexual Exploitation Champion is: Adam Dean

Our Home Office Accredited Prevent Trainer is: Adam Dean

Our Essex STEPs trainers are: TBA

Our Safeguarding Leadership team consists of: Adam Dean

Any concerns regarding Safeguarding should be directed to Adam or in his absence, use the school contact number: TBA

Head Designate: Adam Dean (also person to contact for enquiries)


Contact number: 07821680581

Address: C/O Adam Dean - Market Field School, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7ET

Chatten Free School is part of the Hope Learning Community (HLC)

Gary Smith OBE is the CEO of the Hope Learning Community Trust

The Chair of trustees for the HLC is Micheal Andrews

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