Reporting concerns about the safety of a child 

There may be times when parents, carers, family friends or neighbours become concerned about the safety of a child who attends Cove School.

Please see below list of our Designated Safeguarding Leads.

Mr Andrew King (Headteacher) - Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Mr Matthew Reeves (Deputy Headteacher) - Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Miss Rebecca Rigden - Safeguarding Manager and Designated Safeguarding Lead

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The other Deputy DSLs at Cove School are:

Mr Andrew Blake (Assistant Headteacher)

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 Mrs Sian Cosgrove Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

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 Mrs Linda Brauner (Pastoral Manager)

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 Head of Years are also trained as DDSLs and are available to deal with concerns.

 Miss Megan Crocker, Head of Year 8

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 Mr Paul Clarke, Head of Year 9

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 Mr Jordan Gee, Head of Year 10

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Ms Siobhan Divers, Head of Year 11

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If you are concerned that a child is not safe, please either:

  • Phone the school ( 01252 542 397) and ask to speak to the DSL or a DDSL about a child protection matter
  • Email your concern, to , making sure you give the child’s name in full, year group and the details of your concern
  • Or click here to complete a ‘Report a Concern’ form

For all emergency situations please call 999.