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The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) at Powerstock School is the Head Teacher Louise Greenham.

The Deputy DSL is Joanna Cleden

The Safeguarding link governor is Lauren Goringe (Chair of Governors)

Please contact the office on 01308 485380    or email:   office@powerstock.dorset.sch.uk

The safety of children at Powerstock CE VA School is priority for all staff.  Everyone in school understands their primary duty to safeguard all the children in their care.

Knowledge through training and working in a safeguarding culture which is secure throughout the school means that each and every child’s wishes are put first.  Staff training is regularly updated to ensure that children are protected from abuse or neglect.  We know we have a responsibility to be aware of any child at risk and know how to pass on any concerns to someone who will act to protect them.

Our staff and governors have been trained on safeguarding in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2016 document and have taken part in ‘Prevent’ training.  The governing board are also reviewing the latest briefing on key updates to statutory guidance for schools in England – keeping children safe in Education 2018 (published in September 2018).  Governors work hard to ensure that the school is a safe and happy place to be.

If you have concern surrounding a child’s safety outside school please contact our local Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (M.A.S.H) on 01202 228866.

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) –  01305 221122

We work closely with the Dorset Safeguarding Schools Board.  Please have a look at this link for detailed information:

Schools and Colleges

Our Child Protection Policy, which includes all aspects of child protection including safeguarding can be viewed on our Policies page.Please see links to other relevant information below:

Keeping Children Safe in Education Information

Road Safety Education Flyer

* Please have a look at our Esafety Page which has lots of information to keep safe online *


For more information please contact us: t: 01308 485380 e: office@powerstock.dorset.sch.uk