The Trust Board and Local Advisory Bodies take seriously their statutory responsibility under section 175 of the Education Act 2002, the Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2010 as amended by SI 2012/2962 and the Education (Non-Maintained Special Schools) (England) Regulations 2011 to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements within their schools to identify, assess, and support those children who are suffering harm.

Careers Guidance

“It is vitally important that young people have access to good and realistic information and guidance about the full range of career pathways available to them.” – Ofsted, Going in the right direction? 2013 Careers education is seen as a cornerstone of the preparation we give students as they progress from Year 7 to Year


SET Schools are confident and happy places. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff know each of their students as individuals. We have worked in close collaboration with our students and their families to put in place clear and open channels of communication. Parents/carers are informed at

Special Educational Needs

Students with particular needs Outstanding educational opportunities for all, regardless of prior ability, are at the heart of our mission. We take a personalised approach, with each student at the centre of a personal education plan. This helps us ensure that the needs of students with differing abilities and potential barriers are fully met. This


E-Safety awareness for all students and their parents/carers is essential to ensure they are aware of the risks they face online and how they can keep themselves safe. Smart phones now make it possible to access the internet and social networking apps/sites at any time – making it more difficult to supervise your child’s access.

County Lines

County Lines exploitation is when gangs and organised crime networks use vulnerable children, usually from urban areas, to courier drugs and money to suburban and rural locations. Vulnerable children are targeted by gangs and groomed, threatened or tricked into trafficking drugs for them. The gangs use mobile phone lines to facilitate their activity and use