At Alderley Edge School for Girls, we understand our responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children at our school. We are committed to safeguarding and understand that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility.

Mrs Caroline Wood is our Designated Safeguarding Lead at the School. She can be contacted on 01625 583028 (ext. 242) or emailed at [email protected] if you have any concerns about any of our pupils. The Deputy DSLs are: Mrs Nicola Smillie (Headmistress), Mrs Claire Clark (School Nurse), Miss Emma Scott (Assistant Head Pastoral Prep School) and Mr Tristram Marchington (Deputy Head Prep School). Mr Marchington is also the named DSL for EYFS.

Our Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Policy in addition to KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education) guidance for schools and colleges is available on our School Policies page.

The Department for Education has produced a document called Working Together to Safeguard Children, which can be accessed below. This Young Person’s Guide has been written to help explain the full Working Together guidance.

For further information, please visit Cheshire East Live Well

For any safeguarding concerns please email Safeguarding Email

Keeping Children Safe in Education | PDF | 1.2MB

Young Person’s Guide to Working Together to Safeguard Children | PDF | 2.3MB

Working Together To Safeguard Children (July 2022) | PDF | 1MB