Christchurch Learning Centre takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard young people and promote awareness.  We ensure staff and professionals working with the young people in our care adhere to high expectations for child protection and safeguarding and understand the procedures in order to effectively manage any concerns.  

Mr Gary Tostevin is the Designated Safeguarding Lead with Ms Charlotte Smith, Mr Duncan Roebuck and Mr Philip Gavin as Deputies. These staff receive regular up-date training specific to safeguarding and child protection.  

Governors with specific responsibility for safeguarding and child protection are: 

Miss Alison Medlicott and Mrs Christine Emery. 

If you would like to report any concerns or require further information please contact the above staff members or clerk to governors on 01202 471 410

Pan Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership

The Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership has a statutory responsibility for leadership and multi-agency co-ordination of “arrangements to work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.”