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Queen Elizabeth's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare, both physical and emotional, of every pupil both inside and outside of the school premises. We implement a whole-school preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken. We expect all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. It is our willingness to work in a safe manner and challenge inappropriate behaviour that underpins this commitment.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mr Mark Willis


The Safeguarding Manager and DSL is  Mrs Niki Nolan-Ford


The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mr Humphreys - Deputy Headteacher and DDSL

Miss Barnett - Pastoral Manager Year 9 and DDSL

Mrs Marshall - Pastoral Manager Year 10 and DDSL

Mr Jackson - Pastoral Manager Year 11 and DDSL

Mr Mcloughlin - PSO and DDSL

Mr Cooke - HOH and DDSL

Mr Finean - HOH and DDSL

Mrs Mynard - HOH and DDSL

Mrs Taylor - HOH and DDSL

Mrs O’Neil - HOH and DDSL

Miss Gale  - Attendance and DDSL

Miss Dean Head of Sixth form and DDSL

Mr Cook - HOY 12 and DDSL

The Designated Safeguarding Leads can be contacted through the school office on the School number which is 01202 885233 or email marked for the attention of one of the safeguarding leads.

All members of our Safeguarding Team have had specialist training in Safeguarding and Child Protection. All staff at Queen Elizabeth's  School are trained in Safeguarding Children, have regular Safeguarding training and understand their role in protecting children.

Kelly Overhill is the Safeguarding Officer for Initio Learning Trust

The Lead Safeguarding Trustee for Initio Learning Trust is Debbie Fleming.

If the school is closed seek support or make a referral by contacting:

Dorset 01202 228866 -

Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council: 01202 735046

NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000

The Police on 101.  If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call 999