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Safeguarding & Mental Health

Child Protection Officers

  • Mr M Jukes - Deputy Headteacher - Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr P Gamble - Headteacher
  • Miss R Tucker - Assistant Head of Year


We believe in Excellent Behaviour, Safety and Care for each other

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff (including supply staff), volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.

If you are concerned about a learner’s welfare or if your concerns relate to the actions or behaviour of a member of staff, please inform us straightaway by contacting one of our Child Protection Safeguarding Officers.

Useful links and School policies

Regarding: Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent Duty, Anti-Bullying, Female Genital Mutilation, Safer Recruitment, E-Safety

Prevent Duty

Department for Education website:

Child Safeguarding & Internet Safety:

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Safer Recruitment

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Useful Website contacts

If you are at the risk of harm and want to speak to someone right now, the quickest route is to access Accident & Emergency (A&E).

Fighting for young people’s mental health We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges are.

Calm Harm is an app designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. It’s private and password protected.

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being support service for children and young people

We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen

Live a happier, healthier life with just a few minutes of meditation a day on the Headspace app.

Beat is the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS or any other difficulties with food, weight and shape.

NHS Go is a confidential health advice and information service for 16-25 year olds

The school follows the DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance and the school’s Safer Recruitment Policy