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Coppice Primary Academy


Safeguarding/Child Protection

At Coppice Primary Academy, we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students.

We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure students receive effective support, protection, and justice.

In line with government requirements, Coppice maintains a central list of checks on appointed staff and adults who work in or visit the Academy. Any volunteer or parent working in the Academy are subject to full background checks. The Academy has an agreed Child Protection Policy.

Coppice Academy Child Protection Officers are:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (Head of Academy): Mr Andrew Hulmes

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr John Taylor

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Miss Emma Williams

Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Nicola Padley

Safeguarding Governor Mrs Finney Swift

Designated Looked After Children Teacher (Head of Academy): Mr Andrew Hulmes

SENDCo: Mrs Newall

Home School Liaison Officer: Mrs Furhet Ahmed

Health and Safety: Mrs Kathy Smith

Safeguarding Children at Our Academy A Quick Guide 2023.pdf

Information for Visitors September 2023.pdf

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