Safeguarding & Parent Advice

Desingnated Safeguarding Leads:

DSL - Mr David Bishop, Deputy Head

Assistant DSL - Mr Paul Smith,

Mrs Alison Harrison - Safeguarding Officer

Ms Melanie Luteijn - Safeguarding Governor

Please see below for all details for our Safeguarding team. 

Our Safeguarding Children Policy can be found on the Documents and Policies page

If you would like to see our young carers policy or the anti-bullying policy, please click here to request a copy.  

Visitors to the school should read the Safeguarding for Staff and Visitors Guidance sheet below. 

There is a range of documents that may be useful for parents and carers.  In addtion, parents and carers may find some of the links below a useful source for specific information:

GCStatutory guidance for schools and colleges - Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE): here
Government guide to working together to safeguard children: here - parenting teenagers - a wealth of information on the difference issues you may face - MindEd for families - Children and Teens. Mental health advice and information - Internet matters - online safety advice - making the internet work for families - guidance on alcohol use - free service providing expert, up-to-date content on a wide range of topics including online safety, family life, sex and relationships. Unfortunately, more children are resorting to self-harm as a response to the pressures of growing up.  With 60% of parents reporting they feel uncomfortable discussing self-harm with their children, thousands of children could be suffering in silence.  To help parents there is a completely free online course that provides information on how to sensitively talk to your children about self-harm and tactics for increasing mental resilience.