If you are concerned about a child or would like advice about safeguarding, please speak to one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads:

Sinead Davis

Deputy Head Teacher – Lead DSL (Monday – Wednesday)

Kara Robinson

Deputy Head Teacher – Lead DSL (Wednesday – Friday)

Wendy Fitzmaurice

Assistant Head Teacher (Head of Lower School) – Deputy DSL

Clair Garry

Hazel Oak Wellbeing (HOW) Team Manager and Family Support Worker – Deputy DSL

Our Lead Governor for Safeguarding is Helena McGookin.

If you are unable to speak to a DSL or remain concerned, please contact the relevant local authority’s safeguarding team:

Solihull Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)




Working Hours Telephone – 0121 788 4333

Out of Hours Telephone – 0121 605 5050


 Birmingham Children’s Advice and Support Service (CASS)



Telephone – 0121 303 1888

Out of Hours Telephone – 0121 675 4806


North Warwickshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)




Working Hours Telephone – 01926 141 144

Out of Hours Telephone – 01926 886 922


Worcestershire Family Front Door




Working Hours Telephone – 01905 822 666

Out of Hours Telephone – 01905 768020


If you have a concern about a member of staff, please contact the Head Teacher.  If you have a concern about the Head Teacher, please contact Alex Henderson, our Chair of Governors.


Safeguarding at Hazel Oak

Hazel Oak School in committed to Safeguarding. All staff are employed through Safer Recruitment procedures and receive regular training in Child Protection and Safeguarding. We follow the guidance outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016) and Working Together to Safeguard Children (March 2015).–2


If you would like to see our safeguarding policies, please see the ‘About Us’ section of this website.


Reporting and Recording

 At Hazel Oak School, we use My Concern/Sims, an online system, to keep accurate records of all safeguarding concerns. We work closely with a range of other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for the children and young people in our care.


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