There may be occasions when parents, carers or neighbours become concerned about the safety of a child who attends Avonbourne College. If you are concerned that a child is not safe then please email the school safeguarding officer using the email address below…

Inside the email please provide as much detail as possible about the concern such as…

  • Child’s full name
  • Date of Birth for the child (if known)
  • Details of the concern

Alternatively, please phone the school on 01202 398451 and ask to speak to a member of staff about a child protection matter. Should you wish to remain anonymous please put your concern in writing and address it to:


Richard Tutt

Executive Headteacher

Harewood College

Harewood Avenue



If you have serious concerns because you think that a child might be being abused (physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse or neglect) or at risk of radicalisation you should contact the Children’s Services Department at Bournemouth Council:

  • During office hours (8.30am to 5.00pm) you should contact BCP Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):  01202 735046
  • At all other times you should contact the Out of Hours Service:  01202 738256
  • You can also call 101 for non-emergency and 999 for emergency situations

For all emergency situations please call 999.

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