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    Safeguarding Team

    At Notre Dame High School Safeguarding and Child Protection are regarded as the single most important aspect of each person's role.

    If you feel that a young person is at risk, or is the subject of abuse, you should contact a member of the Safeguarding Team.

    Members of staff with a Safeguarding concern should complete a referral form, which is accessible from Staff/Safeguarding Information/Referral Form.

    The team:



    Contact details

    Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) – Learning Support Centre Manager – Assoc Leadership Team


    David Butters


    01603-611431 x1106

    Room 50A, LSC St John’s


    Alternate DSL (ADSL)

    Deputy Headteacher –

    Student Welfare

    Shirley Stevenson


    01603-611431 x1025

    St Julie's, Room J16


    Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) -

    Pastoral & Attendance Support Manager

    Janice Murphy


    01603-611431 x1080

    Pastoral Office


    Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) -

    Key Stage 5 Pastoral Support Worker

    Claire Townly

    01603-611431 x1024

    Sixth Form Office, St Mary’s


    Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) -

    Student & Pastoral Assistant

    Jo Bryant

    01603-611431 x1022

    Pastoral Office

    Members of staff with a Safeguarding concern should complete and hand over a referral form to one of the team, which is accessible from Staff/1_Safeguarding.

    If raising a Safeguarding concern or an allegation of abuse against a person working with Children and Young People (up to the age of 18) please inform the Headteacher immediately in person, or their Deputy, if the Headteacher is not present.

    To view our Safeguarding Policy click here.