Safeguarding

At QE we take our safeguarding responsibilities very seriously.

The safety and wellbeing of all our students is our primary aim. Staff, students, parents / carers and governors can raise any issues or concerns about the safety or welfare of children and know that they will be listened to and taken seriously. This is achieved by maintaining an ethos which is all about promoting the welfare of our young people and ensuring that all staff are skilled and confident in all aspects of safeguarding

Please note that we have a duty to refer any safeguarding issues to external agencies as appropriate, and that we always do.

Key Staff

The Senior Designated Officer for child protection is Rupert Poole

The Deputy Designated Office for child protection is Alastair Smith

The Safeguarding Officer is Cheryl Elliott

The Safeguarding Officer for Boarding is Liz Saunders

The Safeguarding Officer for Sixth Form is Lucy Jones

Your child's Year Team Leader will also be able to offer advice and support.

It is the responsibility of all adults to ensure the safeguarding of children

If you are a visitor to the school and have concerns for a child’s welfare it is your responsibility to inform a member of staff immediately.

In some circumstances you may feel the need to report directly to the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). They can be emailed or telephoned.

mashsecure@devon.gcsx.gov.uk
0345 155 1071

Supporting our Families

At QE we have a dedicated team of professionals who are here to support children and their families if required. We have close links to family support workers, school nurses, health visitors and other professionals with a broad range of skills that can also offer help and guidance. For more information, please contact one of our Safeguarding Officers.

Links you may find useful

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about keeping children safe, or supporting families.

Social Services Out of hours emergency contact number is 0345 600 0388