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Woodlands Academy

Who is responsible for the Safeguarding of Children?

It is everybody’s responsibility to be vigilant and listen to pupils when they are worried about issues regarding safeguarding.

At Woodlands Academy, all staff members receive safeguarding training and all staff are made aware of the Designated Safeguarding Officers:

Ms Emma Shepherd
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Alice Eyre
Headteacher and Designated Teacher for Looked After Children

Mr Richard Albery
Assistant Head

We have set up a dedicated email address for any concerns relating to safeguarding: safeguarding@thewoodlandsacademy.co.uk
To view Safeguarding staff responsibilities please click here
To view our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy click here

Our Safeguarding Governor is Tricia Reid, please contact her via Woodlands Academy, Partney Road, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5EJ.

Alternatively you can contact: Pam Powell, Chair of Governors, Woodlands Academy, Partney Road, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5EJ.

In the event of anyone being unavailable, please contact the Designated Safeguarding Trustee, Stephen Hopkins on 03300 585 520.

Or contact the Local Authority Designated Office (LADO) – Rachel Powis, Ilbiko Kiss and Kim Murray on 01522 554674

The Headteacher, Alice Eyre, will ensure:

– That all staff know how to access to the Safeguarding policy
– Be clear how to follow procedures
– Whole school Safeguarding Training
– That safe recruitment practices, which provide for appropriate checks are in place and adhered to
– All staff receive E-safety training
– Be clear on how to log incidents involving E-Safety
– Be clear who to refer E-Safety incidents to – CEOP trained staff member

Safeguarding across the curriculum

Every pupil receives PSHE lessons where safeguarding issues are taught through a range of topics, including;

– Medicines + Drug awareness
– Sex and Relationships education
– Internet safety

Every pupil receives ICT lessons where E-Safety issues are taught, to explain all the risks of using the internet. Pupils understand issues surrounding the internet including:

– Cyber-bullying.
– Social Networking.
– Inappropriate Website.
– Viruses.
– Identity Theft.

At Woodlands Academy, all staff are committed to giving our students the tools and knowledge that is required to keep themselves and each other safe from harm.

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