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Welland
Academy

Safeguarding

Please find below documents relating to safeguarding in the Academy.

If you have any safeguarding concerns or would like to speak to someone in the Academy about the safeguarding and welfare of our young people please speak to

  • Mrs Anderson (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Ms Vann (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Mrs Aldis (Family Support Worker)

 

Our position in relation to sexual violence and sexual harassment

‘Our position as a trust and within all our academies is clear: sexual violence and sexual harassment are never acceptable, will never be tolerated and are not an inevitable part of growing up. Such behaviour will never go unchallenged or become accepted and we remain committed to working openly and transparently with to promote mutual respect.

Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy has guidance within it around the indicators of peer on peer abuse and harmful sexual behaviour along with our response procedures. All relevant Safeguarding Policies are available on individual academy websites.

All students are taught the Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum.

The appropriate means for disclosing an allegation of abuse relating to another student is always to inform a member of the specific academy’s safeguarding team directly or a member of the Trust Safeguarding Directorate. In the event that an allegation is made against a member of staff, this must be sent to the Academy Principal or directly to the Trust Safeguarding Directorate. We will always act on concerns raised’.