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Barnsley Academy are proud to promote a safe environment for our students, visitors, staff and our community members.  If you would like further information please use our contact details below.


SAFEGUARDING TEAM

The Designated Senior Leader of staff (DSL) for safeguarding protection in this school is:
Mrs Sara Wildes, Senior Vice Principal.

In her absence, these matters will be dealt with by a member of the safeguarding team below:

   

     
     
 Sara Wildes
Designated Safeguarding Lead
(DSL)
  Mary Potter
Safeguarding Champion 
     
 Maria Youel
Safeguarding Support Officer
Katy Taylor
SENCO - Safeguarding Support Officer
Emily Thompson
Safeguarding Support Officer

     
   

 

Claire Cook
Safeguarding Support Officer  
Alison Helliwell
Safeguarding Support Officer
Annette Wilson
Safeguarding Support Officer 
     
     






 


 Safeguarding Support Team

     
     
 Jane Cartwright

Health & Safety Lead / Evolve

Patrick Taylor
eSafety Lead 

 Ryan Lowe
Behaviour Lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janine Stevens
Admin Support / Transition

John Ashton
Y11 Support

Adele Lacey
First Aider 




Safeguarding Governor -

If you would like to raise a safeguarding concern please click on the following link: Barnsley Academy Safeguarding Team

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) - If you're concerned that a professional or carer has harmed a child, contact Ruth Holmes, LADO for Barnsley Council,  on (01226) 772341. 

Protecting young people from extremism and radicalisation

The DfE has launched the Educate Against Hate website. The site brings together the best advice, support and resources available for parents, teachers and school leaders who want to learn how to protect young people from extremism and radicalisation, and is the result of successful collaboration between the Department for Education, the Home Office, the NSPCC, Internet Matters, Childnet, ParentZone, UK Internet Safety Centre, and the many other organisations who have contributed resources. 

Important Documents

Click here to read our Safeguarding Policy May 2016


AIMS OF THIS POLICY

To ensure that children are effectively safeguarded from the potential risk of harm at Barnsley Academy and that the safety and well-being of the children is of the highest priority in all aspects of the school’s work. To help the school maintain its ethos whereby staff, pupils, parents and governors feel able to articulate any concerns comfortably, safe in the knowledge that effective action will be taken as appropriate.


PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY

To ensure that all members of the school community

  • Are aware of their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and child protection.
  • Know the procedures that should be followed if they have a cause for concern.
  • Know where to go to find additional information regarding safeguarding.
  • Are aware of the key indicators relating to child abuse.
  • Fully support the school’s commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

As a school we are committed to the safeguarding of all members of the community and as such we use the Working Together to Safeguard Children as our guide to do so effectively.


Should you wish to view any of our documents in full please click on the links below.

Website Links

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