Minerva Learning Trust

Safeguarding

Safeguarding at Stocksbridge High School

We all have a statutory duty to "safeguard and promote the welfare of children".

If you have any concerns about the health and safety of a child at this school or feel that something may be troubling them, you should share this information with an appropriate member of staff straight away.

Some issues e.g. a child’s appearance, hygiene, general behaviour, can be shared with any teacher or member of support staff in this school. Do not worry that you may be reporting small matters – we would rather that you tell us things which turn out to be small than miss a worrying situation.

However, if you think the matter is very serious and may be related to a child protection concern, e.g. physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect, you must talk to one of the people below immediately.

If you are unable to contact them you can ask the school office staff to find them and ask them to speak to you straight away about a confidential and urgent matter.

The people you should talk to at this school are:

Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL's)

Mrs S Drayson

Mrs S Drayson

Mr S Tipson

Mr S Tipson

Designated Safeguarding Lead Deputies (DSLD's):

Mrs J Ganley

Mrs J Ganley

Mr A Goodings

Mr A Goodings

Mr A Marren

Mr A Marren

Mr A Proost

Mr A Proost

Mr M Staunton

Mr M Staunton