Safeguarding all of our students a top priority.

The Forest High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of child and young people. It is our expectation that all staff, volunteers and members of the school community share this commitment.

Who to contact about a concern for a child at Forest High School:

Should you have any concerns relating to the safety and welfare of a child at the school you should immediately contact your child’s Progress Leader:

Years 7, 8 and 9 Mrs Pauline Brain, (

Years 10 and 11 Mr Mark Hopkins  (

In their absence contact the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs Caroline Treherne -

If, on a rare occasion that none of these persons are available, please report your concerns to Mr Paul Holroyd who is the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Please call 01594 823720 and ask for Mr Holroyd. 

If you have concerns about the well-being of any child you can also contact the Gloucestershire Social Care Helpdesk on 01452 426565.

Who to contact about a member of staff: 

Should you have any concerns in terms of safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact Mr Holroyd on 01594 823720.  Should you feel that your concerns have not been dealt with appropriately by the school,  you should contact the Local Authority Designated Officer via the Social Care Helpdesk on 01452 426565.

Who to contact regarding the School site

If you have any concerns regarding the safety of the school site, please contact Mrs Alison McGinley on 01594 823720 or

Our Safeguarding Policy can be found at:

Please click HERE to open our Safeguarding Information for Visitor Booklet

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