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Safeguarding Information

Springhill Primary Academy is committed to every child having a safe and happy upbringing, where children are free to grow up with integrity and dignity. Anyone who joins our school will be expected to share this commitment and should any concerns arise, to be proactive in following procedures and seeking advice from appropriate agencies as outlined in our Safeguarding Policy, please click here for the link.

Please click here for the current 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' government guidelines.

Springhill Academy are taking part in 'Operation Encompass', this project is run jointly between schools and Staffordshire Police, please click on the link below to find out further information regarding this initiative:

Operation Encompass


Who to Speak To - Safeguarding ​

In school, our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mr Edwards, our Head Teacher and our Deputy Safeguarding Leads are Mrs Miller and Mrs Bailey. A list of these names is displayed in the entrance hall for visitors and parents to view and the information has also been shared with the children. 

To find out more about safeguarding policies and procedures, please click on the 'policies' tab to find the Safeguarding Policy. Please also see our SEND information available.

For Further Information

As a parent, carer, relative, neighbour, member of the public or a professional who has contact with children, you may be concerned about the welfare and safety of your own child or a child you know.


These concerns could be about their appearance, behaviour, development or how they are being cared for.

More information and advice can be found on the following link to Staffordshire Safeguarding Children's Board Website.  Please click on the link below:


Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board website. 

SCASS - Staffordshire Childrens Advice Support Service

What to do if you have a serious concern:

  • Have you got a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18?  

  • Do you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed?

  • Are you worried that a child is living in circumstances where they are treated badly and not cared for properly?

  • ​Contact SCASS - 0300 111 8007

NSPCC - Please click on this link for further help and advice regarding safeguarding young children

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