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Designated Safeguarding Leads

The Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) at Hertswood Academy, lead on safeguarding and child protection issues in the school. All staff in school are trained in line with Keeping Children Safe in School guidelines. Some staff with additional training are part of our wider Safeguarding Team, who are also on hand to support when necessary.

Hertswood Academy's DSLs are:

  • Peter Gillett - Headteacher
  • Tora Hodge - Deputy Headteacher
  • Paul Marlow - Assistant Headteacher
  • David Swingler - Head of Learning

Reporting Safeguarding Concerns

Parents wanting to report a safeguarding concern can contact our Designated Safeguarding Leads at safeguarding@hertswoodacademy.org or by phone through our main office on 020 8238 7220.

Students wanting to report a safeguarding concern can fill in the Student Safeguarding Form on our Student Hub, email one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads, or speak to any member of staff in school.

Bullying is not tolerated at Hertswood Academy. You can learn more about this in our behaviour policies. If you have any concerns, please be sure to report them.

Topics such as domestic abuse, radicalisation and online safety are covered with students in our Personal Development Programme and assemblies. If anyone has any concerns regarding such topics in any form, please be sure to report them.

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