The safety and wellbeing of all students at Horizon Community College is of the highest priority in all aspects of the work we do.


The College maintains the ethos whereby staff, students, parents and governors feel able to articulate any concerns comfortably, safe in the knowledge that effective appropriate action will be taken.

Designated and Deputy Safeguarding Leads

Claire Huddart

Safeguarding Lead

Afshah Saeed

Safeguarding Lead

Sara Dickinson

Deputy Safeguarding Lead YR 7/9/10

Rob Marshall

Deputy Safeguarding Lead YR 8/11

Safeguarding Officers

Debbie Gibson

Y7 Student Welfare

Claire England

Y8 Student Welfare

Andrea Wake

Y9 Student Welfare

Lindsey White

Y10 Student Welfare

Bonita Fielding

Y11 Student Welfare

Maxine Derbyshire

Y11 Student Welfare

Should you have any queries or concerns please do not hesitate to contact one the College’ Safeguarding Leads or Deputies to discuss further.

You may also find some useful information and advice on the Barnsley Safeguarding Children Board Website.

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Horizon Safeguarding Policy


Safeguarding Families in Barnsley

Keeping Children Safe in Education