The Judd School considers that the most important job of any member of staff is the safeguarding of students at the school.
The governors have appointed Miss K Manktelow (Acting Assistant Headteacher) as Designated Safeguarding Lead; she is assisted by Mr C Burnie (Senior Leader - Key Stage 5), Mrs M Davey (Head of Student Support), Mrs T McCulloch (Lead Teacher - SRP), Ms E Johnson (Pastoral Manager) and Miss J van Rensburg (Sixth Form Office Manager).
Parents/carers should be aware of all types of abuse, including Physical Abuse, Neglect, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence, Peer on Peer Abuse and also Emotional Abuse. Descriptions of these can be found on the NSPCC website (https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/); additionally there is guidance on spotting the signs of abuse. The NSPCC website also contains lots of other advice, with relation to safeguarding concerns.
Online safety plays an increasing role in the safeguarding of students and the following websites provide information and advice for parents and carers:
For reporting immediate online sexual abuse concerns, please report these matters to Ceop.
Should you have a concern regarding any safeguarding matter, please do contact the team using the email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your concern is immediate and when the school office is closed please contact please call the
Front Door Team on 03000411411, if it is between 9-5pm and if it is out of office hours please call 03000419191.
If your concern is related to mental health, please visit
Students can get support from:
Childline - 0800 11 11
The Mix - 0808 808 4994
Samaritans - 116 123
No Panic - Call 01952 680835 for a recorded breathing exercise to help you through a panic attack. Or call 0330 606 1174 for their helpline.
YoungMinds Textline provides free, 24/7 text support for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. Text YM to 85258.
Kooth - www.kooth.com - this provides online mental health support with a chat facility.
Please click here to view a copy of the School's Child Protection Policy.