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This section will direct you to lots of useful information with regards to safeguarding at The Sutton Academy, and outside providers.

The Sutton Academy Safeguarding Team

Ms Medare Mrs Potter Miss Tickle

Assistant Principal Safeguarding Officer Safeguarding Officer
Mrs Bibby Mr Friar Mrs Boylan

Head of Year 7 Head of Year 8 Head of Year 9
Miss Keenan Mrs Wilson Mr D Hughes

Head of Year 10  Head of Year 11  Assistant Director
of Sixth Form

At The Sutton 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 that children receive effective support, protection and justice.

The Sutton Academy also recognises its duty to prevent young people from being drawn into terrorism. 

Nominated Safeguarding Trustee - Nicola Kearney

The DfE have released advice for parents on 'Keeping children safe in education', please see link here.

Resources for Parents
St Helens Safeguarding Children
The Safeguarding Children Partnership is a multi-agency partnership with an independent chair. It's membership is comprised of senior managers from all statutory agencies in St. Helens. It's purpose is to ensure agencies in St. Helens are working together effectively to keep children safe.  
  Healthy Living St Helens
The Healthy Living Team's overall aim is to make significant ongoing contribution to the improvement of the physical and mental health, well-being and quality of life of the people of St Helens.

Helping to make the Internet a great and safe place for children. Advice, tips and resources for parents and carers, teachers and young people.  

Resource, where they offer support online, over the phone and face to face with parents about keeping children safe online.
Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.
We help hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via our 800+ services across the UK.


National Online Safety - Platform Guides for parents.  Here you will find the most up to date guides for social media apps and platforms. Find out more information about each app and to download useful tips to help keep children safe.
St Helens Gateway - One stop shop for all services available in St Helens
Educate Against Hate - This website gives parents, teachers and governors practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.