Safeguarding legislation and government guidance says that safeguarding means:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment.
  • Preventing impairment of children’s health or development.
  • Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care.
  • Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
  • Safeguarding includes child protection, health care plans, health and safety, site security, safety on school trips, anti-bullying work and so much more.
  • The school’s Safeguarding Team consists of:
    - Mrs Alison Stephenson - Headteacher, DSL
    - Mrs Lisa Higgins, Deputy DSL
    - Mrs Cheryl Kimber, Deputy DSL
    - Mrs Emma Stone, Safeguarding Governor


The school adheres to the following three DFE safeguarding documents:

Working Together to Safeguard Children 

Keeping Children Safe in Education

The Prevent Duty 


And the following Church of England Education Office document:

Valuing All God’s Children


Child Protection And Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Addendum Jan 2021


CPOMS link


Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership website links below: