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:

  • Debbie Ferrer – Assistant Headteacher/Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Saqib Ahmed – Assistant Headteacher/Online Safeguarding
  • Sara Lomax – Associate Assistant Headteacher/Head of 6th Form
  • Jahnvi Manzi – Associate Assistant Headteacher/Head of Year
  • Dr Janice Howkins – Headteacher
  • Naseema Akbar – Deputy Headteacher
  • Claire Bannon – Associate Assistant Headteacher/Head of Year

Please view our Safeguarding Policies and Department of Education documents below:

A Safe Environment Anti-Bullying
Staying Safe Online Safety
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