Working together to Safeguard children at
Castle Wood Academy.

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child, please ask to speak to:
Miss Ryan Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Jones 
Trust Safeguarding Manager:

All children have the right to be looked after properly, kept safe and protected from harm.
Everyone who works at the school as a member of staff, a governor or a volunteer, is committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of all children and has a duty under the law to pass information onto relevant agencies if they have concerns that a child is at risk of significant harm.

At Castle Wood Academy we will:

  • Establish and maintain an environment where school staff and volunteers feel safe, are encouraged to talk and are listened to when they have concerns about the safety and well-being of a child.
  • Ensure children know that there are adults in the school whom they can approach if they are worried.
  • Ensure that children, who have additional / unmet needs, are supported appropriately. This could include referral to Early Help services or specialist services if they are a child in need or have been / are at risk of being abused and neglected.
  • Consider how children may be taught about safeguarding, including online safety, through teaching and learning opportunities, as part of providing a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • Maintain an attitude of ‘it could happen here’ where safeguarding is concerned.
  • When concerned about the welfare of a child, staff members should always act in the interests of the child and develop a culture where Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.


If you need any further information about Safeguarding please visit our Trust Safeguarding page by clicking on the link below:
Please also find below links to the Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP).

Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership is a statutory multi-agency partnership made up of representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Health Service, Probation Trust, Youth Offending Service, the Voluntary Sector and others.
Our vision is that children and young people in Lincolnshire are effectively safeguarded, properly supported and their lives improved by all agencies working together.
We protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.