John Rankin Schools take seriously their responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of all children in its care.  

We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school. Any concerns are passed to the Designated Person or the Deputy Designated Person in their absence.

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Ms Sarah Amin (Deputy Headteacher)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Ms Flora Cooper (Executive Headteacher)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Miss Neda Stephenson (Deputy Headteacher)

Safeguarding Governor - Mrs Sarah Whatmore

If you have any serious concerns about your child or any other pupil at the John Rankin Schools, please contact the Designated Person.

For our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy please go to Our Policies webpage and click on the link.



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