The Local Advisory Boards in Burnt Mill Academy Trust take seriously its responsibility under section 175 of the Education Act 2002 to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; and to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements within our Trust to identify, assess, and support those children who are suffering harm.

At Burnt Mill Academy we are committed to Safer Recruitment. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for any successful candidates prior to appointment in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Hardy (Assistant Headteacher) and Deputy Safeguarding Officers are Ms Laura McGlashan (Head of School), Mr Tooley (SENDCo), Mrs Williams (Pastoral Manager) and Mrs Caprice (Deputy Safeguarding Officer).