Reporting a Concern

If you are concerned about a child, you must share your concerns without delay, please contact us on 01256 465547, alternatively you can email one of our Safeguarding Leads


Key Safeguarding Personnel

Safeguarding Lead - Hannah Dibden

Safeguarding Lead - Caroline Hams

Safeguarding Lead - Elli Freed

Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Jack Ward


The Governors and staff of Everest School fully recognise the contribution they make to safeguarding children. We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students from harm.


All staff and governors recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children through a culture of vigilance from all staff. Our staff code of conduct makes it clear that we expect the highest standards of care and support for all students. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where students feel secure, are listened to and are safe, as well as feeling respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.


Safeguarding Children and Child Protection Policy



The school will ensure that the welfare of children is given paramount consideration when developing and delivering all school activity

All children, regardless of age, gender, ability, culture, race, language, religion or sexual identity, have equal rights to protection

 All staff have an equal responsibility to act on any suspicion or disclosure that may suggest a child is at risk of harm in accordance with this guidance including risks of radicalisation and sexual exploitation

All pupils and staff involved in child protection issues will receive appropriate support from the senior management of the school who will follow this policy guidance in doing so

We believe that everyone who comes into contact with young people and their families has a role to play in safeguarding them

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