Safeguarding Children

The safety and well-being of the children in The Brier School is paramount.

Mrs Edwardsd Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

If you have any Safeguarding concerns please speak to Mrs Edwards. She can be contacted through ringing the school on 01384 816000 and informing a member of the office staff that you need to talk to Mrs Edwardsl about a safeguarding issue. All issues will be dealt with sensitively and promptly

The deputy leads for safeguarding are:

The Head Teacher, Mr Stanton


The Deputy Head Mrs Whitnall


and the Assisant Head, Mrs Troman


Children’s Services can be contacted directly on 0300 5550050 where you will talk to a member of the MASH team (Multi-Agency-Safeguarding-Hub). The out of hours emergency duty team can be reached on 0300 555 8574.

All staff have enhanced DBS checks, and receive rigorous training which is regularly updated.

Please click below for further information on Dudley’s safeguarding protocol and procedures

On the Safeguarding in Education page there are excellent guidelines for making a referral, as well as all the current documents and resources to further develop knowledge and expertise.