The Designated Child Protection Officers At The Ruth Gorse Academy Are:

Mrs R Taylor


Mr M Cornfoot

Vice Principal

Mrs L Moore

Vice Principal / Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr A Moncur

Senior Assistant Principal

Mrs L Flower

Assistant Principal

Miss V Brown

Year 7 Pastoral Officer

Mrs C Sterland

Year 7 Pastoral Officer

Miss A Shaw

Year 8 Pastoral Officer

Ms Z Bibi-Khaliq

Year 9 Pastoral Officer

Miss A Dryden

Year 10 Pastoral Officer / Deputy Safeguarding Lead

If a parent, carer, visitor or guest has any concerns about the safety, wellbeing or welfare of any student or families at The Ruth Gorse Academy please contact one of the designated staff members above. We value your support in ensuring that our students are safeguarded and that we do everything we can to prevent them from being at risk of harm or significant harm. The designated officers are able to offer support, advice and guidance to you with regards to any safeguarding or child protection concerns you may have and the Academy have specialist support services within and out of the Academy to provide care, support and guidance for students if needed.

If you require a copy of our Child Protection Policy this can be found here or please ask the staff at reception for a paper copy.

The action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families at The Academy has a role to play.