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Sir William Ramsay School

Empowering Everyone to Achieve


At Sir William Ramsay School, we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, ensuring that the highest priority is given to following guidance and regulations to safeguard all our students.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes of this guidance as:

  • Protecting children from maltreatment.
  • Preventing impairment of children's health or development.
  • Ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care.
  • Taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mrs E Holding
Deputy Headteacher

Mrs S Hilton
Inclusion Manager

Mrs E Wolfenden

Mr C Carter
Deputy Headteacher


Ms H Dell
Business Manager

Mr C Brown
Safeguarding Governor

What to do if you are concerned:

If you are worried about a child please contact:

Ms E Holding (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
Mrs S Hilton (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) 'term time only'
Telephone: 01494 815211

Non emergency during school holidays

Ms H Dell (Additional Safeguarding Lead, School holidays)
Telephone: 01494 815211

Thames Valley Police: 101 or 999 in an emergency
Social Care out of hours: 0800 999 7677
First Response Team: 0845 4600 001
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
Childline: 0800 1111


Support and advice regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender.  -
Local support services for children and families. -
Website for Bucks families on activities, schools, support and local resources. -
Protecting children from abuse.  Advice and guidance. -
Advice and guidance for children, young people and families on healthy, safe, relationships.
UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. -
Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Childrens Board.  Information for children, parents and professionals.-
Advice and guidance on healthy relationships. -
Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. -

Government legislation:

Keeping children safe in education, click here

School Policy and procedures:

Safeguarding, click here
Safeguarding Flow Chart SWR, click here
Visitors Safeguarding Leaflet, click here
Safeguard Statement, click here

Sexting and child sexual exploitation advice and guidance:

A Parents Guide to Dealing with Sexting, click here
Buckinghamshire child protection agencies launch Child Sexual Exploitation, click here
Child Sexual Exploitation Leaflet for Parents and Carers, click  here


For your information the school policy and procedures are currently under review and will be updated and added to the site in Autumn 2019.