If you have an urgent safeguarding concern

During the school day - contact 01869 242121

Outside of the school day (including weekends and holidays) - contact MASH 0345 050 7666 (this is the Oxfordshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub)

The designated member of the Leadership Team with responsibility for child protection is Mr Rogerson, the senior designated safeguarding lead is Mr Williams and the deputy designated safeguarding lead is Mrs Treanor. The named governor appointed to monitor all child protection procedures and practices within the school is Mrs Katz. These individuals receive regular briefing and training, as do other staff and also governors. Contact details for our key safeguarding staff and our safeguarding policy are provided below. Do feel free to contact the relevant member of our safeguarding staff should you have any concern."


The Cooper School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safeguarding is about ensuring that everyone is safe from harm, safe from bullying, safe from abuse of any kind, safe from discrimination or harassment and ensuring that we all feel safe in our school environment.

If you are ever concerned about the safety or well‐being of someone at our school please talk to one of the school’s Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs). Details are provided below.

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy which can be viewed in the Policies section of our website.

There are 5 main elements to our policy and procedures:

  • Ensuring we practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.

  • Raising awareness of child protection issues & working on the prevention of abuse, through training, teaching and pastoral support offered to students.

  • Following procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases of abuse.

  • Supporting students who are at risk or may have been abused.

  • Establishing a safe environment in which children can learn and develop.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child’s welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.

We actively support the Government’s Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism.

Childline Support

If you are struggling and need help please contact the Childline organisation – they run a 24 hour confidential service and your call will be answered whenever you phone. You can contact them at any time on ether 08001111 or click HERE for their website.



Key Personnel

Name (s)

Contact details

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Tony Rogerson 

School Tel:  01869 242121

Deputy DSL(s)

Rebecca Mills-Webb

Alistair Williams

Gemma Treanor 

Student Support Managers with DDSL responsibilities

Sharon Williams  (Year 7)

Scott Cheeseman (Year 8)

Erica Payne (Year 9)

Sue Williams (Year 10)

Karen Burge (Year 11)

Jeanette Devereaux (Sixth Form) 



School Tel:  01869 242121

School’s named ‘Prevent’ lead

Tony Rogerson

School Tel: 01869 242121


Nominated Safeguarding Governor

Lucy Katz 

Chair of Governors

Lucy Katz 

Education Safeguarding Advisory Team / Local Authority Designated Officers


Jo Lloyd 

Donna Crozier

Sandra Barratt

Lorna Berry

Becky Langstone 


01865 810603

Locality Community Support Service (LCSS) worker 

Tel: 0345 241 2703

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) 

Katrina Johnson

0345 050 7666

Out of hours Emergency Duty Team (EDT)


08450 507666



101 or in emergencies 999



Additional Support

External Support

The websites below provide further information and support:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection 




The Hideout 

The parents’ section of the educate.against.hate website provides practical advice and information about protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.  It may be accessed via this link: