This policy sets out Ark’s commitment to safeguarding the children in our academies and describes in sections 2 and 3 the aims and scope of the policy. Section 4 details the key safeguarding procedures, policies and available information to academies to support safeguarding in our schools. In section 5 the policy describes our support for the child and how we partner with our parents and carers and section 6 outlines the responsibilities in our network for those with a particular safeguarding remit.

Click the link below for the full policy.

Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Appendix A - Safeguarding Appendix A

School Procedures and Policies - Appendix A

Appendix B via link in Safeguarding Policy

Appendix C via link in Safeguarding Policy

Recruitment and Appointment Policy - Appendix D


Child Protection

Designated Safeguarding Lead Ms C Bessa T. 01424 448235                            

Safeguarding Officer /
Deputy Desginated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs C Hoare T. 01424 448208    

Head of Saunders House     

Safeguarding Team

Mr S Sully  T. 01424 448203                            

Head of Parker House     

Safeguarding Team

Ms S Clark T. 01424 448216                         

Head of Saxon House    

Safeguarding Team

Ms D Hodgkin T. 01424 448249     

Sixth Form     

Safeguarding Team

Mr C Doherty (Sixth Form)  T. 01424 448212