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Discovering Potential

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Our vision is to offer a safe nurturing school where we always see the best in people and believe in them. We celebrate difference, take great joy in our young people and seek to discover and develop their unique potential.


Our Safeguarding Officers are 


Name Safeguarding Role School Role
Ruth Perfitt Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Deputy Headteacher
Paul Evans Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) Headteacher
Sue Coates Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) Assistant Headteacher
Michelle Doyle Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Deputy DDSL) Intervention Officer
Helen Masterson Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) Pastoral Manager


Please find attached the link to the Kirklees Safeguarding Partnership

Southgate School Safeguarding Policy - 2019/2020

Safeguarding Child Protection Policy 2019_20 FINAL_1

 Safeguarding Policy Addendum: Please click on link below for Safeguarding Policy Addendum re: COVID-19

Southgate COVID-19. addendum to safeguarding policy (Final)

Online Safety

Please see below our Online Safety Policy, there are also useful links to organisations for further information regarding Online Safety.

Online Safety Policy 2017

Online Safety Policy_1

Childnet International

Internet Matters

Net Aware

Online Safety