School Policies

Hanford have a number of policies in place which guide the school day to day. These policies help inform the actions of all individuals involved with the school. We aim to ensure the girls at Hanford are given every opportunity to discover where they can excel while beginning to develop the knowledge and life skills essential for a happy and successful life, in a safe, secure and enjoyable environment.

Hanford School-School Policies

These policies ensure and endorse the well-being of all children, staff, volunteers and everyone who is connected to Hanford.  They provide consistency amongst staff, parents and children. To view all our policies in more detail please click on the PDF link panel on this page where you can download these policies and read them in full.

Safeguarding Policies

Safeguarding is the action taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm, abuse and maltreatment. To prevent harm to their health and development ensuring that children grow up with the provision of safe effective care. At Hanford every member of staff regularly attends Safeguarding training and there is a robust internal and external structure in place to promote child safety and to raise concerns. All staff have Staff also have a summary leaflet and card with key contact details which are as follows:

Key contacts for Safeguarding Children at Hanford Role Contact details are as follows:

Designated Safeguarding Lead Susie Askew 01258 860219 /

Deputy Safeguarding Leads  Mrs Hilary Phillips  (Head), Mrs Sarah Butt (Deputy Head) and Mark McSweeney 01258 860219 / /

Nominated Governor for Safeguarding & Boarding Welfare Mrs Kate Saker

Children’s Advice and Duty Service 01305 228558

Dorset Council Safeguarding Standards Advisor    01305 221122