Safeguarding at PVS

The safeguarding of the students in our care is the responsibilty of every member of our school community and underpins everything that we do.

Our Safeguarding team works closely with the rest of our community to make sure our policies and procedures are robustly followed and ensure the welfare of our students.

We have a responsbility to:

  • Protect children from maltreatment
  • Prevent impairement of children’s health or development
  • Ensure that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
  • Take action to enable all children to have the best outcomes

Our team

Headteacher: Mr E Coogan

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs T Wilde

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Ms T Prince

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead : Mr E Coogan

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead & Interim Designated Teacher for Looked After Children : Ms R Heeps

If any parent / carer / pupil has any concerns about the wellbeing of any of our pupils, they should contact the school as soon as possible and ask to speak to any member of the Safeguarding team. To report a concern out of school hours, please email

For further information, please see our policies below.

Name Date  
Child Protection & Safeguarding - Information for Visitors 25th Apr 2022 Download
Child Protection Safeguarding Policy Sept 2023 26th Sep 2023 Download
Safeguarding Statement 08th Jan 2021 Download