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Everyone at Wollaston School has a responsibility to keep our children safe and protected. If you have any concerns about the welfare of a child in our school please speak to our Safeguarding Team.
What to do if you have a safeguarding concern
Contact the schools designated single point of contact Anita Walker, Assistant Headteacher (Designated Safeguarding Lead) on email@example.com or contact the school on 01933 663501 to speak to any of the Safeguarding Team above.
Within school hours: contact a member of our Safeguarding team as listed above.
Out of school hours: contact the M.A.S.H (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub)
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) deal with referrals from professionals or members of the public who have concerns about a child’s welfare.
Telephone: 0300 126 7000
The Government provides guidance on 'Keeping Children Safe in Education', please click here to be taken to the GOV.UK website.
If you are a child and are worried about any issue there will always be someone for you to talk to.
Whether it’s a personal issue, a difficult situation in school, someone you are worried about at home or a friend that you think needs help there are many people that you can turn to in a variety of different means.
Your Form Tutor
Your form tutor is there to offer advice and guidance when needed.
Your Head of Year
They are your dedicated year team who you can talk to about any concerns you have.
Student Support Officers
Our dedicated team are here to support both pupils and parents.
Safeguarding and Early Help – Michelle Ratledge
Wellbeing Support – Annie Cootes
KS3 Behaviour Support – Claire Burgess
KS4 Behaviour Support – Marisa Weir-Smith
Attendance – Karen Martin
Student Reception – Susan Halliday
The Child Protection Team
Wollaston School has a team of specially trained staff who you can talk to and share issues that are concerning you.
The School Nurse
The school nurse can see students during school time, and you can book an appointment through your Head of Year, member of the pastoral support team or Miss Walker. The school nurse is also in school on Thursday lunchtimes in the office at the end of the Humanities corridor for a weekly drop-in.
You can request to have a student/ Sixth Form mentor who you can talk to. Just speak to your head of year or student reception.
The Info Wall
The information wall outside of the canteen highlights people you can speak to and information you might find useful.
Parents should contact the Head of Year or Designated Safeguarding Lead for any safeguarding concerns. Pupils can either speak to a colleague, email their head of year or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, the worried@ email is intended for pupil use only.