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Safeguarding children & adults

The Samurai Centre acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice requirements based upon those recommended by the NSPCC & CPSU. 

The Samurai Centre Protection and Safeguarding Policy recognises that the welfare and interests of all student are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, gender, religion or beliefs, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or socio-economic background all students are protected.

The detailed policies are linked in the footer of this website or available to view at the Samurai Centre.

Who can you speak to if you have concerns?

All of our staff are friendly and approachable. We have an open door policy and are willing to be of help to all our students and parents. We are happy to guide and help understand how our school runs, expectations of the Centre, its instructors and assistants and the rules of our school for parents, students, visitors and staff.


If you have any queries or concerns relating to our school and staff, or if you need advice, support or clarification on any issue or role, please see below for the list of staff members that you or your child may wish to choose from to be able to talk to.


Our Safeguarding Officers


Stuart Allison

Senior Instructor, Dojo Cho Head Teacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead


t: 01273 570 940


Joseph O'Shea

Centre Assistant Manger,  Instructor


t: 01273 570 940


Jonathan Archer

Instructor & Safeguarding Officer


Emma Creed

Parent representative
Safeguarding Officer


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