The Winchcombe School takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the
welfare of children and young people in its care. “The welfare of the child is paramount”.
(Children Act 1989) ‘Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as:
protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or
development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the
provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the
best outcomes. Keeping children Safe in Education.
Key Contacts - Our Team of Designated Safeguarding Leads
If you have any concerns, no matter how small, please contact anyone of us without delay (the link below opens a secure email format to help you):
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Mr Matt Percy (Headteacher)
Mrs Scarlett (Deputy Headteacher)
Mrs Quirk & Mrs Betts (Assistant Headteachers)
Mrs Hicks & Miss Ferris (Pastoral/Family Support Workers)
Our full Safeguarding Policy with all contact details can be found here.
Other Safeguarding Information
Any other policies relating to Safeguarding, for example, 'Visitors on site' can be found here.