Great Barr Academy has a clear safeguarding Policy which reflects the key aspect’s of ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education.’
The Pastoral team are all trained to work clearly within safeguarding guidelines. The academy has four Designated Senior Leads, Mr Williams – Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Cowley – Pupil Welfare Officer, Mrs Abrahams – Headteacher and Mr Haynes – Director of Sixth Form.
Great Barr Academy is an active member of Birmingham Children’s Safeguarding Board. Further to this we host the North area Schools and Police Panel. This is a multi-agency group that looks at the latest issues based around the safeguarding of young people in and around Birmingham.
Through these structures, Great Barr Academy has comprehensive systems in place to ensure the safeguarding of all our young people.