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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 

Information for visitors arriving a school can be accessed here

Designated Senior Member of Staff (DSMS): Jodie Short 

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


Key Staff Roles

Jodie Short

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (Child Protection)
  • Looked After Children
  • Parent and Family Engagement
  • Attendance

Suzie Prince

  • Safeguarding Support.

Ruth McMaster

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

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

To view our safeguarding policy click here

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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Privacy Policy

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.