Southborough’s Safeguarding Service


CareNet is Southborough High School’s online safeguarding service set up to provide advice, guidance and support to our students and parents/carers. 

Here at Southborough High School we pride ourselves on our pastoral care and support we provide for all our students. Building resilience, respect, relationships and support are part of our values as a school. Dedicated Form Tutors, Pastoral Support Officers, Heads of Year and a wide network of support staff and partner agencies work collaboratively to ensure students remain safe and happy in school. Below you will find some of the interventions we take to ensure our students are given the appropriate support when needed - 

  • Dedicated pastoral support service to the lower and upper school
  • Mental Health student ambassadors
  • Mental health first aiders
  • ELSA
  • Specialised Learning mentors
  • Health Practitioners
  • School counsellor
  • Resilience workshops
  • Anger management support
  • Nurture groups
  • Mentoring schemes with external partners such as Malden Oaks Outreach Team, Kingston Youth Services - U-Turn projects,
  • Specialised Restart Centre facilities
  • Weekly support through the Education Welfare Service
  • Weekly support through the Educational Psychology Service
  • Regular support through the Emotional Health Service

At Southborough High School we want pupils, parents and carers to feel confident that we are here to listen and help deal with and resolve any issues they may have. If you have any concerns regarding any students, be these concerns for inside or outside of school behaviour, then please speak to the School directly on 0208 391 4324 or email and we will forward on to the appropriate member of staff who will be able to assist you further in your query.

If you have a serious safeguarding or child protection concern then you will find below the contact details for the school’s Designated Safeguarding Team.




Southborough High School
Designated Safeguarding Team


Karl Nicholas (SENDCO)

Dan Edwards (Senior Assistant Headteacher &  Designated Safeguarding Lead—DSL)

Niall Smith  (Headteacher)

Rebecca Linney (Assistant Headteacher & Deputy DSL)

Brian Burns (Deputy Headteacher)



Designated Safeguarding Leads
Supportive Helplines
Student Support
Parent Support 




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