Safeguarding during COVID-19: Please see our updated Safeguarding policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic here

2019 2020 Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Final.docx

Appendix A safeguarding policy.docx

Appendix B & C LINKS TO DOCUMENTS.docx

Appendix D Recruitment and appointment policy_09.2017.docx


The staff and governors at Ark Putney Academy are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students  and to providing a safe environment with robust systems to ensure the safety and healthy development of all our students, within the Academy and on related school trips and other activities.

Our safeguarding policy is consistent with the Child Protection Procedures outlined in the following publications: DfES’ Keeping Children Safe In Education 2018 and ‘What to do if you are worried about a child being abused’ published in 2015. It reflects the current advice of the DfE and of the local Safeguarding Children Board. 

Our designated member of staff responsible for safeguarding is Jackie White ( Our Social Worker with responsibility for safeguarding is Lauren Charles (