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At New Siblands School we are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment for pupils, students, staff, governors, volunteers and visitors and to promoting a climate where children, young people and adults will feel confident about sharing any concerns which they may have about their own safety or the well-being of others. We aim to create a culture of vigilance to safeguard our children.


Our policy draws on all relevant legislation and guidance including:


Please see Policies and Guidance to view the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 


The Safeguarding Team

If you have any concerns about the welfare or safety of a child, please do not delay in contacting the following:


Designated Safeguarding Lead & Teacher for Children Looked After


Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Hazel Sinclair



Karl Hemmings


Deputy Safeguarding Lead & Therapies, Interventions and Learning Environments Lead 


Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Alice Maggs



Margarita Steer


Deputy Safeguarding Lead & SENCO

Angela Windsor


Designated Governors for New Siblands School

Andrew Scully


Further Contact Details 

  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) - Tina Wilson (  Tel: 01454 868508 )

  • Access and  Response Team – 01454 86 6000 (during working hours)

  • Emergency duty team – 01454 615165 (out of hours)

  • Police – 101 for non-urgent issues & 999 if urgent and an immediate response is needed

  • Next Link provides support services for women, men and children who are, or have been victims of domestic abuse- Next Link South Glos domestic abuse services from Next Link Housing

  • Samaritans provides support provides emotional support for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgment or pressure- Telephone 116 123  or Visit The Samaritans Website