Safeguarding at Bentley Wood High School

Mission statement -

At Bentley Wood High School we take safeguarding very seriously. Teachers and non-teaching staff have a crucial role to play in shaping the lives of young people.

All staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect pupils from discrimination and avoidable harm.

Designated Safeguarding officers:

  • Debbie Ferrer: Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
  • Janice Howkins: Headteacher
  • Naseema Akbar: Deputy Headteacher

Members of the Safeguarding Team:

  • Kevin Alderton: Associate Assistant Headteacher/ Prevent
  • Saqib Ahmed: Assistant Headteacher/online safeguarding
  • Claire Bannon: Associate Assistant Headteacher/Head of Year/FGM
  • Rebecca Rothwell: Head of Sixth Form
  • Alison Moore, Safeguarding Governor

Please view our Safeguarding Policies below 

Anti Bullying Policy
Safeguarding Policy

Please view the Department of Education documents below:

Keeping children safe in education. Statutory guidance for schools and colleges September 2020

Working Together to Safeguard Children. A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children 2018

Teaching online safety in school