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Respecting Tradition

Inspiring Openness

Stimulating Curiosity

Nurturing Individuality


From our 2-year-olds in our Nursery to our 16-year-olds in Form 11 we put pastoral care at the very heart of our school with an approach that involves all staff.

St. Edmund’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment which can be viewed in the Policies section of our website. Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child's welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents or guardians first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child's welfare. We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism.

Click here to read the School’s Safeguarding policy


The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command, or CEOP Command, is a command of the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA), and is tasked to work both nationally and internationally to bring online child sex offenders, including those involved in the production, distribution and viewing of child abuse material, to the UK courts. If you are concerned in any way that you are (or your child is) the subject of online sexual abuse or grooming then the link below will connect you directly through to CEOP.

St. Edmund’s Safeguarding Team:

Dr J Carlin (Lead DSL) - Deputy Head Digital Strategy

Mr S Barnes – Deputy Head (Senior Pastoral) 

Mr H Bowen-Perkins – Deputy Head (Prep Pastoral)

Mrs Steph Richardson – Director of Girls

Mrs J Weetman - Assistant Head (Senior Pastoral) 

Mrs K Bailey– Head of EYFS

Mrs A-M Burke – Assistant Head responsible for Academic Support Department

Mrs M Bellamy - EYFS

Useful links and resources relating to safeguarding

Click on the logo to take you to the relevant site.

Follow the ‘preventing abuse’ and ‘services and resources’ tabs for further links to a range of issues.

For concerns relating to stalking.

For concerns relating to mental health.

For concerns relating to domestic abuse.

For concerns relating to radicalisation and extremism.

This page will take you to a set of links providing age specific tips for online safety as well as information aimed at parents.

Offering a range of support.

For relationship advice.

For advice on drugs and drug misuse.