SAFEGUARDING IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY
Phillipa Rouet – Designated Safeguarding Lead – Vice Principal
Guy Gibson – Deputy Safeguarding Lead – Pastoral Lead
Paul Baxter – Deputy Safeguarding Lead – KS4 Intervention Manager
Mervyn Laxon - Deputy Safeguarding Lead – Assistant Principal
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 – Rhian Priest.
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 Jayne Watkins (email@example.com), 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 .
If you have any concerns regarding the safety of the school site, please contact Rhian Priest via 0117 9838080 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.