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Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. 

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined by the Department for Education as:  

  • protecting children from maltreatment  
  • preventing impairment of children’s health or development  
  • ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care.  
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.  

Child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. It refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.  

School Safeguarding Team 



Designated Safeguarding Lead 

Mrs Zeil 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads 

Mrs Fowl  

Miss Pursglove 

Mrs Waterson 

Trust Safeguarding Lead 

Amy Weaver  

Director of Inclusive Leadership 

Designated Teacher – Looked After Children 

Mrs Waterson 

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, please get in contact with one of the school safeguarding team.    

Our approach to safeguarding threads throughout everything we do, however the following documents are more specific about our approach:
Safeguarding policy
Keeping children safe in education
Working Together to Safeguard Children 
What to do if you are worried about a child?
Safeguarding Curriculum Map
Operation Encompass