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Safeguarding Officers

Phillipa Rouet – Designated Safeguarding Lead – Vice Principal

Guy Gibson – Deputy Safeguarding Lead – Pastoral Lead/Teacher of Mathematics

Paul Baxter – Deputy Safeguarding Lead – Learning & Behaviour Intervention Manager

Mervyn Laxon - Deputy Safeguarding Lead – Director of Learning: Technical 

Concerns about a child

Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact a member of the safeguarding team, as listed above, all of whom have completed child protection training.

If, on a rare occasion that none of the Safeguarding team are available, please report your concerns to the Principal – David Howe.

If you have concerns about a child and you are unable to contact any of the school based team you should make a referral yourself. The following numbers will access South Gloucestershire Child Safeguarding Board:

01454 866000 Monday to Friday 9.00 – 5.00

01454 615165 Out of hours and weekends

999 – If the situation requires urgent and immediate action

The numbers for Bristol Child Safeguarding Board are:

0117 903 6444 – First Response Team Monday – Friday 9.00 – 5.00

01454 615165 – Out of hours and weekends

If your concern is about the threat of radicalisation or terrorism and you feel it presents an immediate risk to the child phone 999

If you are aware of the threat or the occurrence of FGM you must report it to the police using 101, or 999 if you believe a child is at immediate risk of harm

Concerns about staff

Should you have any concerns in terms of safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact the Principal. If the allegation concerns the Principal, you should contact Adele Haysom (, Chair of Governors. Should you feel that your concerns have not been dealt with appropriately by the Academy or the Governing Body, you should contact the Local Authority Designated Officer via First Response on 01454 868508 .

Academy Site

If you have any concerns regarding the safety of the school site, please contact David Howe via 0117 9838080 or by emailing