Schools play an essential role in protecting children from abuse. They have regular contact with children and young people so are in a strong position to identify signs of abuse and neglect.

Unsworth Academy safeguard’s children by:

  • creating safe environments for children and young people through robust safeguarding practices. We are an inclusive school and inclusive beyond the binary encompasses our approach to this
  • ensuring that adults who work in the school, including volunteers, don’t pose a risk to children
  • making sure staff are trained, know how to respond to concerns and keep-up-to-date with policy and practice
  • teaching children and young people about staying safe
  • maintaining an environment where children feel confident to approach any member of staff if they have a worry or problem.

How to report a safeguarding concern in school:

  • To any member of staff
  • Leave a message in the safe box situated outside the dining hall
  • Ring safe phone 07818511717 or email

Report any Safeguarding Concerns


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