Safeguarding Children

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

undefinedMrs Whitnall, our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

If you have any concerns please speak to Mrs Whitnall, the Deputy Head who is the  Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for the school. She can be contacted by ringing 01384 816000 and informing a member of the office staff that you need to talk to Mrs Whitnall about a safeguarding issue. All issues will be dealt with sensitively and promptly

The deputy leads for safeguarding are:

The Head Teacher

Mr Stanton


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 futher develop knowledge and expertise.