Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Senior Safeguarding Lead for the Trust is:
Sandra Brown, Director of Learner Welfare.

Our link Governor with responsibility for safeguarding is:
Richard Bishopp.

Safeguarding Leads are:
Bishop’s School
Allison Wilson – Grace Darling Infants Campus
Sharon Cole – Grace Darling Juniors Campus
Jessica Williamson– William Leech Campus
Caroline Mullen – James Knott Campus
Nina McGrath – Thomas Bewick Campus
Clare Marriott – Josephine Butler Primary and Robert Stephenson Campus
Duke’s School
Jeanette Gadsby – years 7-11
Ben Line – years 12-13
Castle School
Caroline Vardy and Sara Wild
Eyton Parker – Combined Cadet Force (CCF)
If you have concerns about the welfare of a child please contact any member of staff. Alternatively you can email or contact 0800 11 11

Out of hours please contact the Children’s Services Emergency Duty Team on 01670 536400.

If you have concern about a member of staff or an adult who works with children please contact Sandra Brown, Director of Learner Welfare on 01670 816111 or the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) Adam Hall on 01670 623979.

In an emergency, call the Police 999

Further information:

Useful links

Families Information Service: Advice Line: 0800 023 4440 Parentline Plus: Advice Line: 0808 800 2222 Advisory Centre for Education (ACE): Advice Line: 0808 800 5793 Advice line 24hours : 08001111


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