If you have any concerns regarding safeguarding a child at Woodfield
Academy, please contact the office on:01527-527081Or email:
For students who have any worries or concerns they can email: you have any concerns about a child outside these hours and feel they
may be in need of protection or safeguarding please contact the

Family Front Door
.Staff are available Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 5.00pm and Fridays
from 9.00am to 4.30pm telephone: 01905 822666For assistance out of office hours (weekdays and all day at weekends and
bank holidays) telephone: 01905 768020If you have reason to believe that a child, young person or adult is at
immediate risk from harm contact the Police on 999.

Safeguarding Children Policy including Child Protection

Updated: May 2022
Review: July 2022
Safeguarding Governor: (acting) Mr A Ward
Designated Safeguarding Lead: Miss B Doidge
Deputy Safeguarding Lead: Mr N Straw & Mrs K Freeman

This policy has been developed in accordance with the principles established by the Children Acts 1989 and 2004; the Education Act 2002; and in line with government publications the Teachers’ Standards 2012, ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ 2015 and ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ 2018.

Click here to read the full Safeguarding Policy

Click here to read our Early Help Offer

Click here to read the Early Help Statement

Click here to read the Early Help – Mental Health & Wellbeing


At Woodfield we are constantly reminding ourselves about how to stay safe online. In our assemblies we have been thinking about the importance of using the internet safely.

Useful resources

BBC Stay Safe Website Really useful website about staying safe online and staying safe generally.

ThinkUKnow Web Safety Really good website for everybody, about staying safe online

BBC Bitesize E-Safety Interactive E-safety video

E-Safety for Parents

It is important to remember that social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook are NOT designed for young children and have minimum age limits of 13.

There are a variety of websites available to offer advice on Internet and online safety.

Are children safe when using their mobile phones? Easy to read guides to demystify phone Apps.

Who Is Hosting This? E-safety Guide for parents and carers.

Safe Gaming! A guide to game ratings for parents.

Keeping SafeOnline in different languages for our EAL families Information and advice from Childnet for parents and carers on keeping young people safe online in the following languages: English, Arabic, Bengali.

School E Safety documents

Students acceptable use policy – Every student and parent at Woodfield is asked to read and sign the acceptable use policy. This document is used to explain the school rules associated with the use of ICT equipment.