Princes Risborough School

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Safeguarding Children




Safeguarding Team (ID 1002)

 Also DSL trained: Simon Baker, Vincent Forshaw, Clare Audemard and Hannah Tongue

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A Culture of Safeguarding

 At Princes Risborough School, the health, safety and well-being of every child are our paramount concern. We listen to our students and take seriously what they tell us. Our aim is that children will enjoy their time as students in this school and will feel safe at all times.

 Our Culture of Safeguarding is underpinned by the core values of ;

  •  Every child has a voice
  • Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility
  • No concern is too small
  • All concerns are treated professionally and sympathetically

 All staff at PRS are engaged in a rolling programme of mandatory Safeguarding training which includes a session at the very beginning of each school year with updates throughout the school year.

 We give all visitors to the school very clear advice about the safety of the students. Every visitor must read this advice before coming onto our school site. This information is found within our sign-in system, Digigreet.

Our Child Protection Policy and Procedures can be found under the ‘Our School’, ‘Policies’ and ‘PRS Policies’ tabs on this website or you can click on this link.

Central to successful Safeguarding is working in partnership with parents and carers. Our Safeguarding Team is made up of the following colleagues who are all trained to the level of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

On occasion, our concerns about a child mean that we have to consult with other agencies even before we contact you as the parents or carers of the child. The procedures which we follow have been laid down by the Buckinghamshire Area Safeguarding Team and The School has adopted a Safeguarding Policy in line with this for the safety of all. 

Should you have any concerns about the wellbeing of a young person at Princes Risborough School please contact the Safeguarding Team on the main school phone number (01844 345496) or by email at

 Should you wish to report a concern about a child to Buckinghamshire Social Care First Response Team their number is 01296 383962 (open between 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday to Friday).  Alternatively you can report a concern online at this link




Student Well-Being Support Over Weekends and Breaks

Please see our Mental Health section page on our website that has useful links and resources 

If you have any concerns about your own or someone else’s welfare or safety, you must report it. It is better to tell someone, rather than failing to tell anyone and you or the person you are worried about possibly being exposed to further risk of harm.

Please email