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Safeguarding the children’s safety and welfare is paramount to our school and all adults working at the school undertake regular training to identify potential safeguarding issues that could be affecting our children.If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child in our school please do not hesitate to contact one of the team.

Additionally a link to the Middlesbrough Safeguarding Children Board can be found found here.

A link to the schools safeguarding policy can be accessed here 

Designated Senior Member of Staff (DSMS): Jodie Short

Key Safeguarding Team: Darren Gamble, Ruth McMaster, Jodie Short, Dawn Tarran.


Key Staff Roles

Jodie Short

  • Child Protection
  • Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC)
  • Looked After Children
  • Parent and Family Engagement
  • Attendance

Ruth McMaster

  • Emotional and Behavioural issues inc. bullying,
  • Meeting the needs of pupils with medical conditions
  • Oversight of First Aid
  • Drug and Substance Misuse

Darren Gamble

  • Health and Safety,
  • Welfare and Attendance
  • Ethnic/Racial issues and monitoring
  • Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC)

Dawn Tarran

  • SENDCo

Tony Laughton

  • Health and Safety
  • School Security

Anne Pennock

  • Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Thompson

  • School Nursing Sister

Andy Clark

  • Education Social Worker

The government guidance in relation to safeguarding is below to view:

Working Together to Safeguard Children (DfE 2015)

Keeping Children Safe in Education (DfE 2016)

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