Thomas Telford UTC is committed to the safeguarding of all of our students. As such, we understand that multi-agency working is essential in safeguarding children. Our duty to protect the students in our care from significant harm, depends on our effective joint working with a range of external agencies. Early help is also provided through excellent pastoral support.
Mrs GleesonDesignated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs ShawDeputy Safeguarding Lead
Mr GillSafeguarding Officer
Mr MaxfieldSafeguarding Officer
Mrs PassmoreSafeguarding Officer
Ms FadianSafeguarding Officer
Mrs Gleeson is the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead Teacher. Mrs Shaw is the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads and the Designated Teacher for Children and Young People in Care. Any concerns about student safety should be referred to the above members of staff. Our first priority at the UTC is to make all our students feel safe and happy. All the staff in the team are trained to deal with any safeguarding issues. Come and see us, call us or email us if you are feeling unsure, unsafe or are worried about someone else. At the UTC, we currently work with a range of agencies across nine local authorities, both internal and external, to safeguard and support the students in our care. These include:
The Safeguarding Team have regard to "Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019" when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
If there is something or someone worrying you at the UTC, you can tell any member of staff who will be able to get you the support you need from one of the team.