At Lea Valley Academy we strive to make sure all our students are safe in the Academy, at home, online and in the community. Our staff are here to keep our students safe and secure and to promote their personal safety and wellbeing.
The Safeguarding Policy is in the policies section of the website.
Department for Education documents
- Keeping Children Safe in Education
- The Prevent duty
- Child sexual exploitation: definition and guide for practitioners
- Working together to safeguard children document
If you have a concern that a child is being harmed, is at risk of harm, or you receive a disclosure (intentionally or unintentionally) you must contact one of the designated safeguarding leads as quickly as possible.
Contact us at 01992 763 666 or email LVAsafeguarding@edact.org.uk
Out of hours contacts:
Enfield MASH- 0208379-1000
If the child is at risk of serious harm or danger please contact the police on 999
All Lea Valley Academy staff and volunteers undertake immediate safeguarding training upon starting in the Academy and receive annual updates as appropriate.
Disclosure & Barring Checks
Lea Valley Academy meets statutory requirements in relation to Disclosure & Barring Service – all staff and volunteers who work with Lea Valley Academy who meet the ‘regulated activity test’ (Freedoms Act 2012) are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment.