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Safeguarding

Spring Common Academy is committed to supporting families and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

All staff and volunteers share this commitment. Below you will find contacts for our Designated Safeguarding Leads.  Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns or worries, we are here to help in any way we can.

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Simon Paynter

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads

Caroline Place

Mandy Walker

Julia McIntosh

Kim Taylor

Sue Bailey, Safeguarding Trustee

Customer Services at Children's Social Care - 0345 045 5203

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) - 01223 727967


We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our Safeguarding commitment, including our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy which can be viewed below.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a pupil's welfare.  We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe such a move would be contrary to the pupil's welfare.