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We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare and expect all staff, committee members, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a constant vigilant and safe environment.

Safeguarding Is Everyone’s Responsibility.

Parents/carers should be aware that all of our staff are legally obliged to follow up any concerns they may have around Child Protection.

Our designated Senior Child Protection Officer is Ms Allen. The rest of the team consists of Mrs Zarar, Ms Pearson and Mrs White.

Safeguarding children and young people is the responsibility of everyone.

The member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for Safeguarding is Mrs Connolly, Deputy Headteacher (Designated Safeguarding Lead).

Should any member of staff have a concern about a student, they have a duty to report their concern immediately through CPOMS to a member of the Child Protection Team.

If we are concerned that a child/young person is at risk of significant harm or is being abused, we will refer these concerns to Children, Families and Social Care (CFSC) and/or the Police if necessary. In some circumstances this may happen without the consent or knowledge of parents/carers.

Childline: free confidential advice and support, whatever your worry, for children aged 18 or under: 0800 1111

NSPCC general helpline: if you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact an NSPCC counsellor for help, advice and support: 0808 800 5000

NSPCC helpline for both children and adults who are victims of sexual abuse in schools. This includes how to contact the police and report crimes if they wish: 0800 136 663


For the latest versions of our safeguarding, anti bullying, eSafety policies etc, please visit our policies page directly.

Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

If you believe something is missing or should be removed from the list below, please let us know.

Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Real World Learning Awards Winner 2021 logo Confederation of School Trusts logo Educate Awards Winner 2019 logo SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2018 logo SSAT Effective Learning Behaviour logo SSAT Climate for Learning logo Manchester United Foundation logo The Duke of Edinburgh logo The Cultural Diversity Standards logo The Schools Co-operative Society logo School Achievement Award logo Sport England logo Leading Edge Partnership Programme logo The Quality in Careers Standard logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Basic Skills Quality Mark logo Whalley Range Sixth Form logo Education and Leadership Trust logo