Safeguarding Officers


What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes: -


  • protecting children from maltreatment;

  • preventing impairment of children's health or development;

  • ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and

  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.


The welfare of the child is paramount

  • To protect children from maltreatment

  • To prevent impairment of children’s health and development

  • To ensure that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care

Mr D Oliver




Mr M Lowe

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ms E Bagshaw

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ms L Gallimore



Useful Links

Click here to direct to the Get Safe Online Website.

Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.

Click here to direct to the Think You Know Website

The latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out whats good, whats not and what you can do about it.

Click here for the new app from Childline called 'For Me'

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