Safeguarding Guidance Summary

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all to share this commitment.

Pass on any concern about child safety, no matter how small, to our Designated Safeguarding Officer.


Promise Confidentiality

Question a student in front of other students

Interrogate or interview the child


Accept what you are told – you do not need to decide whether it is true or not.

Listen and be calm; reactions of disgust, fear or anger may confuse or scare a child.

If required, a Cause for Concern referrel form can be found at Main Reception.

Our Designated Safeguarding Officer is Katie Belcher

Giles Academy’s Safeguarding Policy can be read in our Policies section under Info or here.

Useful links and information:-









Facebook Reporting Advice

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Signs of Child Abuse

Lincolnshire Safeguarding Board

Lincolnshire Children

National Crime Agency

Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

Think u Know

Self Harm – free online course

Understanding Snapchat

What is