Safeguarding for Everyone at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

What is being safe?

  • All students and staff are physically and emotionally cared for
  • The school looks after everyone
  • No one is verbally or physically abused in any way 
  • Everyone knows how to use ICT and the internet safely, responsibly and respectfully
  • All students are aware of the risks associated with substance abuse
  • All students are supported by an ongoing PSHE programme to enhance their safety and wellbeing in a variety of areas
  • All students have access to pastoral support at all times 

 What should students or parents do when in need of help?

  • Talk to the Form Tutor
  • Talk to the Head of Year
  • Email either of the above
  • Visit the notice board in the South Vestibule, where students will find the numbers of external support agencies that can help you such as Childline, NSPCC etc.
  • If there is a safeguarding concern please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Mrs McIlroy/Mr Larter) directly
Who is responsible for keeping me safe?

Mrs McIlroy - Deputy Headteacher, Pastoral Care and Designated Safeguarding Lead -
Mr Larter - Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead -

Visitors to the school

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of any pupils or any safeguarding concerns as a result of your visit please notify staff in reception who will alert a Designated Safeguarding Lead.

See below for links to relevant policies.

Anti-Bullying Policy

School Behaviour Policy

Whistleblowing Policy