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:

Chris Armond  Alice   Emma Shepherd SMALL

  Mr Chris Armond       Miss Alice Eyre           Ms Emma Shepherd

We have set up a dedicated email address for any concerns relating to safeguarding: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To view Safeguarding staff responsibilities please click here

To view the Safeguarding Document click here

To view our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy click here
Our Safeguarding Governor is Tricia Reed, 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.

Or contact the Local Authority Designated Office (LADO) - Anne Faulkner on 01522 554668. 

The Executive Head, Chris Armond, 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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