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All policies relating to Safeguarding can be found on our Policies and Procedures page by clicking HERE

Ensuring our students are safe, happy, achieving and participating in the life of the school, their family and community is central to all that we do.

At Beaminster we pride ourselves on how well we ‘look after’ our students within and beyond the school gates.

Every member of staff is safeguard trained, and we have several members of staff who lead on safeguarding and child protection.


Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is:


Deputy Headteacher, Mr David Withers.


We also have 3 trained Deputies:


Mrs Donna Berry (SSGC Manager)

Mrs Karen Dodge (Departmental TA/Instructor)

Mrs Karen Harris (SRP TA).


Our Governor responsible for Safeguarding is:


Ms Bridget Millwood.

If you are ever worried about a child’s safety or wellbeing then please contact any member of our staff, or go direct to one of the designated safeguarding leads.

The Safeguarding Team at Beaminster School:

Leads high quality practice in Safeguarding

Works effectively in partnership with parents/carers

Develops excellent quality assurance and risk assessments

Ensures exemplary practice when collaborating with key agencies to safeguard children.

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