The school aims to fulfil its duties to safeguard & promote the welfare of children/young people by:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe learning environment for all children & young people
  • Developing and implementing procedures to identify and report cases, or suspected cases, of abuse, including allegations against staff
  • Working with other agencies to support children/young people who have been abused
  • Raising awareness and understanding of child protection issues with staff and implement safe recruitment procedures
  • Raising awareness and understanding of child protection issues with children/young people, equipping them with skills to keep them safe

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment;
  • Preventing impairment of children’s health or development;
  • Ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
  • Taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes

If you have concerns regarding the safety or wellbeing of a student please contact one of the designated staff below at the school on 01405 860327:

 Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

  • Mr R Wilson Director of Pastoral Care

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:

  • Mrs H Yates – Deputy Headteacher
  • Mrs M O Sullivan - Safeguarding Officer

Safeguarding Governor

  • Mrs L Williamson – Vice Chair of Governors (Qualified DSL)


For more information, please see our Strategic Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy below: 



Please see below for Important Safeguarding Resources:


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