Birch Copse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff and volunteers are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and may be subject to the Childcare Disqualification Requirements. Any safeguarding concerns should be referred to the Designated Safeguarding Lead, or to one of the deputies, and will be treated in strict confidence. Alternatively you can email

Our Staff

Mr John Micklewhite

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mr Paul Massey

Deputy DSL

Mr Kenny Cooling

Deputy DSL

Mrs Sarah Smith

Deputy DSL (For Looked After Children)

Mrs Kristy Fallaize

Deputy DSL (After hours - for Breakfast and After School Club)

Mr Peter Rimmer

Safeguarding Governor
Child Protection - Summary of safeguarding practice at Birch Copse
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