All members of the Academy have the responsibility for the children in their care to safeguard and promote their welfare and well being.This is done through an honest, open, caring and supportive climate.All academy staff, volunteers and visitors are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect children from discrimination and avoidable harm.

Concerns to report include:

Behaviour / attitude


Social skills / responses to peers or staff

Injuries or bruises

Contact by family with staff and vice versa

N E Lincs LSCB

Safeguarding children - the action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm - is everyone's responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play.

A  child is defined as anyone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday.

 Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined for the purposes of this guidance as:

protecting children from maltreatment;

preventing impairment of children's health or development;

ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and

taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes