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The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the pastoral care and welfare of all our students. We are mindful of our duty to keep our students safe and there are careful procedures in place to ensure this happens.

All staff and volunteers undergo stringent vetting procedures to ensure they are suitable to work with our students, this also applies to any visiting agencies and contractors who may be working on site.

Parents and students are encouraged to talk freely about their concerns and inform the academy of issues which may be affecting educational progress or mental wellbeing. We endeavour to work in partnership with parents at all times, however, the academy cannot where a child may be at risk in certain circumstances consult parents first or agree to keep a concern raised confidential.

If you have a concern relating to any student in our academy please contact our safeguarding team via the links below:

0115 9632104 and ask to speak to a safeguarding officer

Designated safeguarding lead: Mrs Denise Hardy 
07736193044 (office hours only)

Safeguarding team

Mr Henry Diamond Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ms. S Forsey      Mr. M Lees         Mr. A Topp        Ms. L Elliott (Sixth form) Text or call mobile: 07519101786

The Holgate Academy