Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
All staff at the Academy are Level 2 Safeguarding trained. This training is at the start of the Academic year and then to any new staff or those returning from leave. The Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Deputy DSLs are Level 3 trained.
A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found in the policies section of the website.
- DSLs: Sarah Wilshaw and Sam Griffiths
- Deputy DSL: Harriet Clark
HOW TO CONTACT OUR SAFEGUARDING TEAM
Parents, contract workers and students can report safeguarding concerns directly to the DSL, Deputy DSLs and Safeguarding Team via firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff use CPOMS to report safeguarding concerns which is monitored daily by the DSLs, Deputy DSL and Safeguarding Team. The DSL is also the PREVENT lead. Clare Sitch is the main point of contact for Looked After Children.
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 Portsmouth Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 02392 688793/ 0845 671 0271
WHO TO CONTACT
SAFEGUARDING WHILST THE SCHOOL IS CLOSED:
If you are concerned that a child is at immediate risk of significant harm please contact 999.
If you have a safeguarding concern about a child you can contact the school safeguarding email address at email@example.com.
For local authority support please contact Children’s Services on the numbers below.
MASH out of hours - 0300 555 1373