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Ridgewood School

Ridgewood School


At Ridgewood, we pride ourselves on having strong relationships between staff and students, where staff value students as individuals and respect is mutual. We want all students to reach their full potential both in terms of their learning and their personal and social development.

We want to ensure all of our students feel happy, secure and safe at school. If our students enjoy school, then they are successful, happy learners.

The Safeguarding Team

The safety and welfare of all students is a priority at Ridgewood School.

Our dedicated safeguarding team monitor the safety and welfare of all students at Ridgewood:

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Nicole Severn
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Tricia Fullerton
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Sixth Form: Diane Lester
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Early Help Co-Ordinator: Rachel Peters
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Trips and visits: Philippa Wilde
  • Looked After Child Co-ordinator: Lauren Remington 
  • Senior School Counsellor: Abigail Firth
  • The Nominated Child Protection Governor: Julie Hussey

Report a Concern

If you have any safeguarding or welfare concerns regarding your child or any other student at Ridgewood School, please contact the school and ask to speak to a member of the Safeguarding Team - tel: 01302 783939.

Out-of-Hours Support

Urgent safeguarding concerns regarding a child or young person - tel: 01302 737777

Urgent mental health concerns regarding a child or young person - tel: 01302 796191

Report a Concern | Doncaster Safeguarding Children Partnership (

Further Safeguarding Information

Keeping children safe | NSPCC

Dedicated helplines | NSPCC

Reporting child abuse and neglect | NSPCC