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Reporting Concerns About a Child

At Winter Gardens Academy we take the safeguarding of children very seriously. Our safeguarding and child protection policy is set out here.

If you have any concerns about a child attending the school, please contact the designated officers for child protection at the school who are:

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Gemma Thurston, Deputy Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Deputy: Catherine Stalham, Headteacher

Other designated safeguarding staff: Vicky Simmons (Assistant Headteacher), Lucy Fynn (SENCO), Emma Williams (Preschool Manager), Jane Fretwell and Chris Fieldstead (Wellbeing Managers)

This can be done either in person or using the contact details below:

Phone: 01268 699305


If you have an immediate concern about a child please phone Social Services: 0845 603 7627 to make a referral or to ask advice.

If you need to contact the Director for Safeguarding, that is currently Tosca Boothman.  You can contact her directly via email at: