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At King Ecgbert School we are committed to supporting the safety and well-being of our children and young people and in line with 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children means:

  • protecting children from maltreatment
  • preventing impairment of children’s mental and physical health or development
  • ensuring that children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

At King Ecgbert we believe that:

  • Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility
  • Everyone has a role to play in identifying concerns.
  • The whole community has a responsibility to provide a safe environment.

If you have any concerns about the safety or well-being of a student at King Ecgbert School or any other child contact one of the safeguarding team below.

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Andrew Adedoyin
0114 27348 55 opt 1

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Sian Stockham
0114 235 3855 FAO Safeguarding Team

Designated Safeguarding Deputy 

Jim Taylor (Safeguarding Manager)
0114 235 3855 FAO Safeguarding Team


Irene Marcuccio (Pastoral Manager)
0114 235 3855 FAO Safeguarding Team


David Beeden (Pastoral Manager)
0114 235 3855 FAO Safeguarding Team


If you are worried about the safety of a student at King Ecgbert School, any other child, or a safeguarding concern outside of school hours please contact the Sheffield Safeguarding Hub on 0114 273 4855.

If you need advice or information about getting support for a child or young person please see the information below.

Useful Organisations

CAHMS: Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service: 0114 305 3218 
Adult Mental Health Crisis Team: 0114 226 363
Sheffield Housing Team: 0114 273 4567
Youth information, Advice and Counselling Services (YIACS): 0114 3022800
Door 43 (Advice and support around mental health for young people): 0114 201 2800
Fruit Bowl (LGBTQ+ Support): 0114 241 2728
Sheffield Futures (Careers Support): 0114 201 2800
Sheffield Young Carers: 0114 258 4595
Cruse Bereavement Care: 0114 249 3328
Sheffield Domestic Abuse Team: 0808 808 2241
The Samaritans: 116 123
Childline: 0800 1111
Kooth: Online counselling service. Any child can log on and speak to a trained counsellor until 10pm at night
Sheffield NHS Coronavirus Support: 0114 226 4380 Mental health support for Sheffield residents that are feeing worried or anxious about coronavirus. Open between 9am and 5pm
The Trussell Trust Food Bank, Gleadless Valley Methodist Church, Blackstock Rd, Sheffield S14 1FT. 0114 253 0315
Grace Food Bank 07580 516512 for referrals, 07964 896283 for general enquiries, admin and volunteers
Citizens Advice Bureau, 03444 113 111 (same as the cost of phoning 0114 or free as part of your telephone package). Provide a free, independent and confidential service for people who need independent advocacy support. Support for issues include benefits, housing, debt and immigration.

An e-mail address is available in school if any student would like to speak confidentially to a member of the safeguarding team/pastoral team about any issues they may have. This is