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Tomorrow our Meridian Cup winners South House will be enjoying their reward trip to Thorpe Park! All students need to arrive by 8:15am and bring suncream!


2 nights of the most wonderful performances by the cast of students from Meridian High and Fairchilds Primary. Thank you to all parents and carers who came to support our students and their amazing teachers!! Bravo Team!!


Retweeted From George Watson

Amazing day with sports day; now getting ready for the year 11 prom for this evening and deciding on my sessions for tomorrow.


Retweeted From Amy Anderson

So proud of South House Winners of the Meridian Cup!


And the WINNERS of the 2017/2018 Meridian Cup are SOUTH HOUSE!!! All south house students will be attending a reward trip to Thorpe Park on Thursday!!!!


Sports day winners!!! WEST HOUSE!!!!


Anticipation!!! Who will win??


North vs South teacher tug of war!


East vs West teacher Tug of War!


Year 10 girls 100m!! What a win for east!!!


Year 9 girls 100m


Year 9 boys 100m!!!


Year 8 100m!!!


Year 8 100m!!! Close call!!


Great 400m win for west!!!


East win!!!!


West win!!!!


East win!


South win!!!


West win!!


The Trust and staff of Meridian High School are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors and promoting a climate where students and adults will feel confident about sharing any concerns they may have about their own safety or the well-being of others.

Meridian High School acknowledges the duties conferred by statute, including the Children Acts 1989 & 2004, Section 175 of the 2002 Education Act, the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and the guidance contained in ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ (1), ‘What To Do If You’re Worried A Child Is Being Abused’ (2), the current DfE Circular ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (3), as well as procedures produced by the London Borough of Croydon for use with its schools, including the Early Help Pathways Operational Guidance (4). The school safeguarding policy is applicable to all on and off-site activities undertaken by students whilst they are the responsibility of the school.

Staff who have responsibility for Safeguarding

Headteacher: Mr M Giles, Headteacher

Senior Designated Lead: Mrs G Watson, Senior Assistant Headteacher

Safeguarding Operational Lead: Mrs C Meayers

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officers Level 3 Trained:

Mr J Spark – Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Lauren Proctor – House Coordinator

Mrs Lucie Vezey – House Coordinator

Miss Virginia Trickey – House Coordinator

Mr Darren James – House Coordinator

Other Trained Safeguarding Staff:

Mr D Edwards ( Design & Technology);

Mrs J Curd (Referral Team);

Mr D Greenwich (Spectrum Centre HLTA);

Michelle Friend (Receptionist and Administrator)

Mason Jones (Receptionist)

Sue Hickmott (Office Manager)

There are four main elements to the school’s safeguarding work with students:

  • Prevention - Through the teaching and pastoral support offered to students and providing a safe environment. We also inform students of potential risks and their ‘stay safe’ responsibilities, through assemblies and other activities.
  • Procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of abuse.
  • Support to students who may have been abused or are at risk of abuse.
  • Ensuring that we practise safe recruitment, checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.

For staff to report a safeguarding concern, follow this link and use the school provided password you have been given.

E-safety: Staying safe online

We would urge parents and carers to monitor their child’s online activity as closely as they would monitor any contact their child has with other children and adults in the ‘reality’ world.

Online abuse and concerns can be reported to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP).

These resources have been produced by CEOP for use with children and young people. Parents and carers are encouraged to look at them in order to help them to understand some of the potential risks and to help them monitor their child’s activities online.

Key Documents

  1. Working Together to Safeguard Children
  2. What to do if you are worried about children being abused
  3. Keeping Children Safe in Education
  4. Early Help Pathways Operational Guidance
  5. Children Missing Education




Safeguarding Date  
Coping with Self Harm Guide 18th Nov 2016 Download
Safeguarding Policy 06th Nov 2017 Download