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Safeguarding and the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility.  At The Milford Academy we take our responsibilities in this area very seriously and have robust systems and procedures in place to ensure that our children are safe, happy and well looked after. 

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead Persons (DSL) for child protection & safeguarding issues at The Milford Academy are :

Mr Rob Perkins

Mr Joe Turner

Mrs Sarah Walker-Jones

Mrs Louise Butler

Mrs Jemma Wallace

Named Person for Looked after children:

Mrs Jemma Wallace (SENCo & DSL)

Named Governor / Trustee for Safeguarding and Looked after children:

Mr David Dickinson 

If you have a concern or a member of staff has a concern it can be reported confidentially to either of the designated people.  All staff have a valid DBS certificate, recorded on our Single Central Register, which is kept in the office.  All Governors also all have valid DBS certificates.

The School Policy for Safeguarding is updated in line with Local Authority Guidance and Regulations.  Our policy and procedures for safeguarding are also reviewed and approved by Governors on an annual basis.


Safeguarding training 31.8.23 - update for KCSIE 2023 below.


All staff receive regular training around safeguarding.

Designated persons receive updates to training every 2 years and attend termly DSL networks.