Safeguarding our people is at the forefront of our work.

The Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead work very closely together to ensure we meet all expectations.

Safeguarding processes are dictated by substantial national documentation and subject to significant scrutiny. DfE Guidance and QEGSMAT Safeguarding Information can be found at

Safeguarding is the overarching title for these matters. The list of relevant topics includes:

  • Child Protection
  • Health and Safety
  • Internet Safety
  • Recruitment and Vetting of People on Site
  • Radicalisation and Prevent
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Bullying (including Cyber Bullying)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gangs
  • Private Fostering
  • Children Missing from Education
  • Behaviour

Download The City of Derby Academy Child Protection Policy

Looked After Children Policy