Urmston Grammar aims to create and maintain a safe learning environment where all children and adults feel safe, secure and valued and know they will be listened to and taken seriously.   For routine pastoral or academic matters, please contact your son or daughter’s Form Tutor in the first instance.  However, if your concern is regarding a safety of a student at this school please contact one of the Safeguarding team.

Core Team

Riffat Wall

Alison Thomason
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Director Student Support Services

Jenni Brennan
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Deputy Director Student Support Services
Mr. M. J. Weems
Head of School
Vice Principal
Mrs. Y. N. Lyons
Head of 6th Form
Vice Principal
Anne Rayner
School Nurse


If you are concerned a professional or carer has harmed a child please contact the Local Authority Designated Officer:
LADO:      Anita Hopkins 0161 912 5125 email:

Other concerns may be raised directly with Multi-Agency Referral & Assessment Team if you do not wish to inform the school directly:
MARAT:    Trafford 0161 912 5125 or 0161 912 5020 (out of hours)

Mr. E May – Chair of Governors
Mrs. T. Booth and Mrs. J. Littler – Nominated Safeguarding Governors
Governors can be contacted via the school office or by contacting the Clerk to the Governors 

Useful links
The website brings together the best advice, support and resources available for parents, teachers and school leaders who want to learn how to protect young people from extremism and radicalisation, and is the result of successful collaboration between the following Agencies (and the many other organisations who have contributed resources):

Other websites:

• Childline :
• Young Minds :
• The Proud Trust :
• Mind :
• Papyrus :
• Al Anon :
• B-eat :
• Young Carers :

Local Websites:

Trafford MARAT website:

Trafford Safeguarding Children Board







Keeping Children Safe in Education–2
Protecting Children from Radicalisation

Urmston Grammar Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 2016


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