We take our safeguarding and child protection duties extremely seriously and they are a key part of our working.

Our students are often vulnerable and  may need additional help and support during their time at Central Hub Brighton.

Safeguarding and child protection are the responsibility of all staff who receive annual training updates.

We are a member of Operation Encompass, a scheme that promotes information sharing between police and schools to secure better outcomes for children.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead for CHB is Tim Self – with individuals named for each site (see below).

Our lead safeguarding member of the management committee is Lydia Majic.

Please see our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy for more details.

If you have concerns about the welfare or safeguarding of a child please contact the relevant Designated Safeguarding Lead for the relevant site. If you wish to discuss a general issue, please contact our Safeguarding officer, Laura Swithern –

Primary PRU:

DSL: Tim Self –

DDSL: Craig Nicholson –

Or phone: 01273 542050


DSL: Tim Self –

DDSL: Penny Langridge –

Or phone: 01273 327389


DSL: Tim Self –

DDSL: Rosie Reekie –

Or phone: 01273 542 050

The Connected Hub

DSL: Tim Self –

DDSL: Laura Swithern –

Or phone: 01273 916594

If your concern arises out of school hours or during the holidays or is about someone who does not attend the school, please contact Front Door For Families using the link below:

Front Door for Families ( or Phone: 01273 290400  Out-of-hours: 01273 335905 (Emergency Duty Service)

If you feel a child, young person or adult is in imminent danger, please call 999.